University of Nebraska Medical Center

Bringing Learning to Life

iEXCEL is a transformative model for health care education headquartered in the Davis Global Center at UNMC

Our Mission

The iEXCEL program improves human performance and effectiveness in health care through the adoption of high-fidelity simulation, interprofessional collaboration and experiential learning technologies.

Our Mission

Davis Global Center

The Dr. Edwin G. & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center is a highly advanced clinical simulation facility purposefully designed to foster the practice of patient care in highly-functioning and effective interprofessional teams. The 192,000 sq.ft. center is made up of five distinct levels that work together to create a safe and innovative learning environment.

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Education & Training

The iEXCEL training model focuses on improving the outcomes of care by emphasizing interprofessional collaboration and experiential learning.

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iEXCEL staff demonstrates iWall

Simulation & Visualization

High-tech simulators let Nebraska health professionals hone their skills

When a cardiologist wanted to work with a manufacturer to develop and test a new type of stent for large heart arteries, a team of visualization experts at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's high-tech simulation center created a 3D model of an artery.

Learners studying 3D heart


Education and Research Through Technology

Imagine a medical student learning about the human heart—by taking it apart and examining every facet of the organ virtually. Imagine a surgical team practicing a new technique—risk-free in a realistic surgical setting organ interactive manikin.

High-tech UNMC facility generates benefits to state

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High-tech UNMC facility generates benefits to state

Since opening in 2020, the Dr. Edwin G. & Dorothy Balbach Davis Global Center — and the work within UNMC’s high-tech simulation facility — has been an economic game-changer for the state of Nebraska.