STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation

Enhancing Patient Safety through Simulation Education and Research

The NEIL AND ELISE WALLACE STRATUS (Simulation, Training, Research And Technology Utilization System) Center for Medical Simulation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is a world-renowned clinical simulation center. 

In addition to serving the BWH and Mass General Brigham communities, we provide a wide range of programs for external users, community education, Center and equipment rentals, international consulting, and pursue a robust research agenda.

What We Do

  • Simulation education and training for undergraduate, graduate, medical, nursing, allied health and other patient-facing clinicians and support staff
  • Utilize all modalities of simulation including high fidelity/scenario-based simulation, screen-based simulation, virtual/extended reality, standardized patients, and procedure partial task trainers
  • Technical and non-technical skills acquisition
  • Hospital quality and process improvement
  • Educational assessment
  • Interprofessional team training

And much more

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STRATUS is accredited by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a Comprehensive Education Institute and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) for our core work, as well as Research, Systems Integration, and Teaching/Education.

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Explore our state-of-the-art clinical simulation facilities and try out our equipment!