Mission Statement

The Michigan State University Simulation sites serve as premier resources for advancing competence of healthcare professionals and promotion of patient safety in Michigan, nationally and globally using simulation-based education for teaching, assessment, research, and outreach.


  • Prepare healthcare professional learners to deliver high quality and safe patient care.
  • Support the design and implementation of formative and summative assessments.
  • Provide simulation expertise to the healthcare community.


  • Encourage and support research efforts of faculty, students and MSU community.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of simulation and educational strategies.
  • Share and disseminate knowledge generated at the center.


  • Provide programs for local, statewide, national and global communities of interest.
  • Serve as a resource for other academic and clinical institutions.
  • Facilitate and advance simulation to improve healthcare and educational initiatives.