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The latest news and events from iEXCEL.

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Statewide Education

Pathway students tap into UNMC’s simulation education

Nearly 100 students in the UNMC Pathway Program — from five different undergraduate colleges and universities — worked together across four UNMC campuses on a simulation exercise in April.

Monday, May 1

Rural Pathways students at iWall
Healthcare Innovation

iEXCEL announces Holomedicine Association partnership

Holomedicine Association, a global network of experts in medicine, science, technology and policy, has recently named UNMC’s iEXCEL a Healthcare Institution Partner. The Holomedicine Association, a not-for-profit group, works to create new methods for delivering mixed reality for medicine and surgery, ensuring these emerging technologies have the maximum clinical impact.

Wednesday, April 5

Davis Global Center

iEXCEL awards showcase new levels in health care simulation

The UNMC Interprofessional Experiential Center for Enduring Learning program held a ceremony Feb. 16 at the Davis Global Center to honor its third annual iEXCEL Innovation Award recipients. The awards recognized med center colleagues who have elevated their medical simulation work in such areas as neurosurgery, emergency medicine, perfusion, anesthesiology and vertigo cases.

Thursday, February 23

Dr. Boyers and Dr. Thorell shaking hands

Cutting-Edge Medical Training

Changing the statistics around avoidable medical errors — the third-leading cause of death in the United States — is at the heart of the research and training at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) Davis Global Center.

Thursday, December 1

Inside the Davis Global Center atrium with an illustration of the heart on the infinity wall.
Simulation & Visualization

November Health Matters: 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.

Sunday, November 13

iEXCEL staff demonstrates uses for a iWall

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.

Sunday, November 6

Education and research through technology



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