University of Nebraska Medical Center

News & Events

The latest news and events from iEXCEL.

In the News

Community Outreach

UNMC joins with Girls Inc. to showcase radiology field

More than a dozen teenagers from Girls Inc. recently took part in a “Rad Girls” experiential opportunity through iEXCEL at the Davis Global Center. The event was sponsored and spearheaded by the UNMC College of Medicine’s Radiology Interest Group.

Wednesday, November 29

girls using ultrasound machine
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.

Friday, November 10

Martínez-López at the iWall
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.

Wednesday, November 8

visitors looking at manikin
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.

Tuesday, October 24

person using 3D CAVE
Inside UNMC

Transforming the skywalk – and health care education

The 42nd Street skywalk on UNMC’s Omaha campus has a new look – featuring UNMC’s role in transforming health care education. Two new banners – one facing south, one north – were installed last week that showcase images from the iEXCEL program headquartered in the Davis Global Center.

Wednesday, October 4

iEXCEL banner on UNMC skywalk

UNMC hosts dean of Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine

UNMC and the C-STARS-Omaha program hosted the dean of the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine for a tour on Sept. 7. UNMC, Nebraska Medicine and the School of Aerospace Medicine collaborate on the Center for Sustainment of Trauma Readiness Skills Omaha unit, with its expertise in biopreparedness training.

Tuesday, October 3

dean of the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine touring iEXCEL



Cutting-Edge Medical Training - December 1, 2022

Aiming For ‘Real and Accessible’: EMS Simulations Give Rural Providers Hands-On Experience - November 30, 2022

November Health Matters: High-tech simulators let Nebraska health professionals hone their skills - November 13, 2022

Education and Research Through Technology - November 6. 2022

Japanese delegation visits its ‘role model’ at UNMC - November 2, 2022

High-tech UNMC facility generates benefits to state - October 10, 2022

UNMC hosts Ukrainian medical delegation - October 3, 2022

UNMC called nation’s top biocontainment resource - September 12, 2022

Fire and rescue trains with SIM-NE - September 3, 2022

SIM-NE marks 5 years bringing vital training to Nebraska - August 18, 2022

UNMC to host global health care simulation conference - August 8, 2022

SIM-Nebraska visits Bennet Rural Fire for important EMS training - July 29, 2022

Native American youth participate in science camp - July 6, 2022

UNMC expands partnerships in Middle East, North Africa - June 21, 2022

Higher ed compact visits UNMC to tour iEXCEL - June 20, 2022

SIM-NE fleet brings high-tech training to first responders in rural Nebraska - June 2, 2022

Combating Anxiety with Innovation - June 1, 2022

iEXCEL Honors Innovation in Health Care - March 17, 2022

Irish Ambassador Tours Davis Global Center - March 14, 2022

SIM-NE Cruises Past 500th Onsite Training - March 11, 2022

Rendering the Pelvic Floor - March 4, 2022

Global Center Hosts Advancement Ceremony - January 26, 2022

On the Road Again - January 3, 2022


C-STARS Collaborates with UNMC and iEXCEL - November 18, 2020

UNMC Unveils the Teaching Hospital of the Future - November 13, 2020

Deputy HHS Secretary Tours Davis Global Center - October 25, 2020

iEXCEL Innovation Awards - October 23, 2020

iEXCEL Presents with the National Training & Simulation Association - October 14, 2020

iEXCEL Davis Global Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - October 13, 2020

Davis Global Center's Dedication Set for Oct. 13 - September 30, 2020

UNMC Subscription to VisualDx Renewed - August 26, 2020

Second Lady Karen Pence, Rep. Bacon Tour Med Center - August 24, 2020

LiveGreen: Davis Global Center has Cutting-edge Building Technology, Too - August 5, 2020

Collaboration Helps Prepare for Open-heart Surgeries - July 14, 2020

Davis Global Center Now a SAGES-certified Center - May 29, 2020

SIM-NE Receives Nearly $6,300 During Omaha Gives - May 27, 2020

UNMC SIM-NE Hosts Three More Virtual COVID-19 Training Sessions - May 12, 2020

Helmsley Charitable Trust Gift to Impact Cardiac Care Across State - May 11, 2020

Facebook Live Event to Explore Nasopharyngeal Swab Technique - April 20, 2020

iEXCEL Continues to Support Training, Research, Development - April 17, 2020

SIM-NE Hosts Training on Coronavirus for Rural Hospitals - April 10, 2020

UNMC SIM-NE Hosts Training on Coronavirus for Rural Critical Access Hospitals - April 9, 2020

SIM-NE Continues Rural EMS Training via Facebook Live - March 27, 2020

At Virtual Forum, Chancellor Discusses 'Unprecedented Times' - March 23, 2020

Speakers Support SIM-NE Program - January 31, 2020

Training, Simulation & Quarantine Center Now Open at Med Center - January 29, 2020


A Huge Opportunity - August 30, 2016

Smart Niche for Nebraska - July 10, 2016

UNMC Initiative Earns Praise - April 20, 2015