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

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National Partnerships

UNMC welcomes assistant secretary of defense for tour

Lester Martínez-López, MD, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, joined by Air Force officials, toured the UNMC campus at the end of October as part of an ongoing partnership between the military and the university. Dr. Martínez spent the morning with campus leaders before touring the Global Center for Health Security’s facilities, iEXCEL and the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit.

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Community Outreach

President’s Advisory Council experiences UNMC’s ‘vision of excellence’

The University of Nebraska President’s Advisory Council met at UNMC in late October. The event included updates from University of Nebraska System President Ted Carter and UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, as well as a federal research presentation delivered by Ken Bayles, PhD, UNMC vice chancellor of research.

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Innovative Technology

UNMC pioneers combination of AI, simulations and extended reality

Faculty from the UNMC Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, iEXCEL staff and technology from the Davis Global Center are contributing to the development of breakthroughs using Artificial Intelligence (AI), computational Simulations (S) and Extended Reality (ER). The novel use of these technologies in concert creates not just an acronym, but the first demonstration of a new concept, AISER.