• Hands-On Collaboration
  • Dynamic Educational Experience
  • 25,000 Square Foot Facilities


Recent publications authored by faculty teaching at NYSIM

The Impact of Oral-Systemic Health on
Advancing Interprofessional Education Outcomes

Charting a Key Competency Domain:
Understanding Resident Physician Interprofessional
Collaboration (IPC) Skills.

"The safety dance": a faculty development
workshop partnering IPE and patient safety initiatives
using simulation-based education.

Introduction of the Engaged Feedback
Reflective Inventory During a Preceptor
Training Program.

E-Learning with virtual teammates: A novel
approach to interprofessional education.

Why Your TeamSTEPPS™ Program
May Not Be Working approach to
interprofessional education.

Interdisciplinary Team Training:
Five Lessons Learned approach to
interprofessional education.

Goal-Directed Transthoracic Echocardiography
During Advanced Cardiac Life Support
approach to interprofessional education.

A Simple Framework for Assessing
Technical Skills in a Resident Observed
Structured Clinical Examination

“Oh! She doesn’t speak English!”
Assessing resident competence in managing
linguistic and cultural barriers.

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We are trained, certified and professional Simulation Instructors, Researchers and Medical Personnel who've helped overseen 50,000 learner visits.

NYU Langone Medical Center

The City University of New York

Since its opening in September, 2011, NYSIM has had more than 50,000 learner visits and delivered nearly 2,000 simulation courses for NYU and CUNY medical, nursing and dental students, residents, staff physicians and nurses, physician assistants, respiratory therapists as well as those in other health care fields. NYSIM offers training to first responders in the New York area, including firefighters and emergency medical service personnel.

NYSIM specializes in training for simulation instructors from NYU, CUNY and other healthcare institutions that would like to enhance their own simulation programs.

Creative Courses

Great Resources

Outstanding Support


Sondra Zabar, MD

Faculty Educator

Sondra Zabar, MD is the Director of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at the NYU School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Program for Medical Education Innovations and Research (PrMEIR), established in 2006 with the mission of advancing medical education scholarship at NYU and instituting best practices for patient-centered, evidence-based medical education through research, faculty development, and internal grants program.

Adina Kalet, MD, MPH

Faculty Educator

Adina Kalet, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine and is the Co-Director of the Program on Medical Education Innovation and Research (PrMEIR), whose mission is to advance medical education scholarship and to institute best practices for patient-centered, evidence-based medical education. PrMEIR supports research and practice that strengthen the links between a physician’s training and patient health and well-being. Dr.

Bishop Zachary, MD

Course Director, NYSIM Procedure Prep Course

Dr Zakhary is a clinical instructor of medicine. He completed medical school training at Creighton University. Post-graduate training was at NYU where he completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship including ne year as a simulation fellow. Areas of interest include respiratory failure and ECMO and using simulation for ECMO training.

Daniel M. Lugassy, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Lugassy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, he obtained his medical degree from State University of New York SUNY Downstate College of Medicine in Brooklyn, NY. After finishing a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD he completed a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the NYU School of Medicine/New York City Poison Control Center.


A hands-on, collaborative approach to health profession training

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NYSIM’s 25,000 square foot facility includes 4 classrooms, 5 conference rooms, 14 patient examination rooms, 5 intensive care rooms... View All
A total of 17 full-body computerized mannequins as well as numerous variety of partial task trainers available... View Equipment
57 cameras and 52 microphones to record all simulations, scenarios, debriefings and playback in every room. View Audio/Video

Who Learns Here?

We have learners from over 13 colleges and universities

NYU and CUNY Undergraduates, Graduates - 70%
NYU Langone Medical Center Residents - 90%
NYU and CUNY Clinicians - 100%
Instructors from Other Simulation Centers - 90%
First Responders - 95%


Thousand Square Feet
Partial Task Trainers

Courses and Symposiums

NYSIM provides access to great talent and teachers through courses and symposiums.

MOCA® 2.0 (Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology)
Simulation Training


  • 2018 dates coming soon
  • 6 hours
  • Meals Included

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 NYSIM Instructor Course


  • NYU, CUNY Staff Only
  • Multiple Dates
  • 3 Days

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