Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles


The mission of NYSIM is to provide simulation education and research that fosters quality care, patient safety, and effective communication with patients and among health care professionals.


NYSIM will be the hub of simulation education in the health sciences at CUNY & NYU Langone Health and through its simulation education and research, will improve health outcomes, equity, and safety.

Guiding Principles

We will:

  • Expand NYSIM accessibility for all learners
  • Assess educational and health outcomes through research and data analysis
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement in our educational programs focusing on quality, safety, and research
  • Continue education consultations to ensure high quality simulation activities across disciplines
  • Model teamwork, communications, respect, kindness, diversity, excellence, and collaboration throughout NYSIM to create a safe, non-judgmental learning environment.
  • Increase our visibility locally, nationally, and globally




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.