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.

In the News

3D Head Frame

Research & Development

Combating Anxiety With Innovation

Using creativity, technology and innovation, iEXCEL collaborated with the McGoogan Library Maker Space and Neurological Sciences Department to replicate a head frame used during deep brain stimulation surgery. This device will prepare patients for their procedure and reduce their anxiety for the operation.

Irish ambassador visits iEXCEL


Irish ambassador tours Davis Global Center

Daniel Mullhall, the Irish ambassador to the United States, and Kevin Byrne, Ireland’s consul general to the midwestern United States, joined Douglas County Commissioner James Cavanaugh Feb. 28 on a tour of UNMC’s iEXCEL program in the Davis Global Center.

Dr. Jennifer Cera and Bill Glass


Rendering the pelvic floor: A boost for women's health

At UNMC, iEXCEL medical animation is giving students and patients greater understanding of the female pelvis and how even small changes in the anatomy of the pelvic floor can have a major impact on a woman's quality of life.