Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center

Welcome to the Lloyd A. Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center (IISC)

Designed with a primary focus on enhancing patient safety and elevating the quality of car, the Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center at the University of Toledo is dedicated to training healthcare professionals in Northwest Ohio.  Employing cutting-edge methods such as high-fidelity simulatin models, simulated clinical environments, and virtual immersive environments, the center aims to provide hands-on and immersive learning experiences.  Beyond its educational role, the IISC functions as a dynamic hub for innovation, actively fostering collaborations with industry partners to incubate and advance novel products, processes, and procedures in the healthcare domain.  

Future Doctors Camp

Coming this Summer: Embark on an innovative journey at The Future Doctors Camp designed to inspire and guide aspiring medical professionals. Discover the medical world, gain hands-on experience and ignite your passion for a career in medicine! The camp is open to current or incoming undergraduate students who are 18 or older passionate about pursuing a career in medicine.

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Our "Tri-Center Concept" at the IISC allows for a self-sufficient co-existence between the three centers that provides unprecedented experiential and experimental opportunities for interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration with healthcare and technology.  The synergy between the three centers offers a unique collaborative environment for innovation focused on improving the human condition through greatly enhancing healthcare education, patient care and innovates technology opportunities across UToledo and Northwest Ohio.


All room reservations (theater or conference rooms) should be requested directly through IISC at: or call 419-383-4455


To create a transformative learning environment at The University of Toledo

Positioning UToledo and the Toledo community as national and global leaders in the education of health professionals and the advancement of clinical practice.

Our Interprofessional Mission
  • Change the paradigm of the education of health professionals to ensure the development of clinical and professional competencies to enhance patient satisfaction and safety.
  • Stimulate innovation in teaching, learning, and clinical practice to advance interprofessional health care education.
  • Creation of new devices, procedures and processes to improve education and clinical outcomes.
  • Excel in surgical education through the creation of an advanced Progressive Anatomy & Surgical Skills Center.
  • Create virtual immersive environments that will advance learning, teaching, skill development and clinical practice


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The Lloyd A. Jacobs Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a level-one comprehensive simulation center. This is the highest designation a simulation center can achieve. The Simulation Center continues to be one of 95 centers worldwide with this exclusive accreditation.

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Last Updated: 4/5/24