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

iEXCEL's five-sided virtual reality laser-CAVE

Community Outreach

Retirees visit UNMC to tour cancer center, Davis Global Center

A group of 15 retirees, including UNMC Board of Counselor member Peg Gilbert, came to UNMC in late January to visit two of the university’s newest facilities. The group toured the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center and Chihuly Sanctuary, then visited the Davis Global Center, where they toured the National Training, Simulation and Quarantine Unit and the iEXCEL simulation learning program.

perfusion simulation

Educational Excellence

Clinical perfusion simulation program recognized among best

The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions’ clinical perfusion program has established UNMC’s Clinical Perfusion Training and Simulation Program. It is one of just 11 such programs nationwide recognized as a high-fidelity simulation center by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.

student at iWall

Impact of Visualization

Simulating to Keep Patients Safe

Nothing can prepare an individual for the real thing like the real thing. Visual simulation, however, has long been acknowledged for the important role it plays in potentially high-risk industries like transportation, aerospace and power.