Our Services

The Centre of Excellence for Simulation Education and Innovation provides a wide range of services for VCH, UBC, and other health authorities, clients and stakeholders. Whether it’s a human anatomy lab, an online board exam, a simulation course, or a multi-site videoconference, we got you covered. Click below for more details.


We offer a wide range of simulation services which include:

  • Cadaver Labs
  • CPD and CME Courses and Conferences
  • Medical device testing
  • Patient Simulation
  • Simulation Fellowship and Train the Trainer Programs
  • Suturing Skills Labs
  • Task Trainers



  • E-Learning Technology Services
  • Digital Media Technology Services
  • IT/AV services for simulation programs, meetings, and conferences
  • IT/AV services for online exams
  • Maintenance of simulators, computer workstations, and supporting equipment
  • Simulation Debriefing Technology
  • Specialized Setup, Testing, and Takedown of simulation, workshop, and conference events.
  • Videoconferences


We utilize the latest UBC Videoconference systems to enable standardized learning in all participating locations.

  • Multi-site videoconference with other hospitals or universities in B.C.
  • Multi-site videoconference with other locations in North America or International locations
  • Broadcast a live surgery, anatomy lab, simulation session, or debriefing session
  • Videoconference your rounds, meeting, seminar, academic half day, debriefing, etc
  • Particpants can also attend and participate through desktop, mobile device, or audio-bridge

Online Exams

Our computer lab has been tested and certified to deliver online exams to numerous departments for over 10 years. Some of the participating departments include:


  • Anesthesiology Online Exams
  • Dermatology Online Exams
  • General Surgery Exams
  • Plastic Surgery Online Exams
  • VCH Respiratory Services Online Exams
  • Urology Online Exams


  • Room booking and resource/space planning
  • Specialized Setup for courses, meetings, and events
  • Organizing your first course, meeting, or event
  • Technical Consulting for courses and events
  • Medical case programming for patient simulators
  • Simulator orientation and training
  • AV system orientation