The STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation is one of the most comprehensive and technologically-advanced medical training centers in the world, with state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge equipment. Drawing on the knowledge and experience of Brigham and Women’s world-renowned physicians, nurses, educators, and simulation specialists, we offer simulation-based training and education for clinicians of virtually every specialty and make medical simulation a valuable tool for any organization.
Our facilities provide realistic clinical environments for unique educational experiences and for product development, filming, and other activities requiring a medical backdrop.
Da Vinci Si HD Surgical Systems
This system is a Virtual Reality (VR) simulator for practicing robotic surgery, with exercises and scenarios for enhancing skills in EndoWrist® instruments manipulation, camera control and clutching, fourth arm integration, system settings, needle control and driving, and energy and dissection. Photo credit: Intuitive
Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Simulator
This simulator is used for practicing a wide variety of diagnostic and interventional endovascular procedures. With multiple tutorials, step by step guides, and endovascular/c-arm basic modules, faculty can create unique cases and pathology for practice. Photo credit: Surgical Science
FLS Laparoscopic Trainers
Our bank of FLS training boxes are standardized to help you prepare for the FLS exam. Photo credit: Limbs & Things
Simbionix GI-BRONCH Mentor Flexible Bronchoscopy and GI Endoscopy Simulator
The BRONCH Mentor provides training for pulmonary and critical care physicians, anesthesiologists and interventional pulmonologists. This simulator enhances coordination, motor, and cognitive skills, diagnostics, therapeutics, and more. Photo credit: Simbionix
CAE Vimedix Ultrasound Simulator with AR HoloLens Devices
The CAE Vimedix enhances the learning process in cardiac, lung, abdominal and OB-GYN ultrasound. With the Augmented Reality (AR) HoloLens, you can take the simulation a step further with anatomy you can enlarge and rotate in real-time. Photo credit: CAE Healthcare
VirtaMed ArthroS™ High Fidelity Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Surgical Simulator
The VirtaMed ArthroS™ offers a powerful tool to help prepare for the operating room and enhance your arthroscopy skills. Photo credit: VirtaMed
VR/AR Devices and Software
Our research team uses a variety of devices for their VR and AR studies, including equipment and software for motion capture, creating VR/AR environments, eye tracking, and more.
Come tour our facility, try out our equipment, and consult with our simulation experts!