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


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

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


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's 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%


Tom Riles, MD

Executive Director

Dr. Riles has been a practicing vascular surgeon at NYU since 1977. During his career at NYU, he has served as Chief of Vascular Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. Currently, he is the Associate Dean for Medical Education and Technology and the Frank C. Spencer Professor of Surgery.

Demian Szyld, MD, EdM

Medical Director

Dr. Szyld, Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, holds degrees from Wesleyan University (BA) and Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MD), as well as a Masters in Education (EdM) from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Grace Ng, RNC-OB, C-EFM

Nursing Director

Ms. Ng has been an RN and certified nurse-midwife since 1998. During her career in healthcare, she previously served as a nurse-midwife at the Bellevue-Gouveneur Midwifery Service; an inpatient obstetrics RN at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Joanne Choi

Administrative Director

Ms. Choi has more than 10 years’ administration experience in healthcare institutions in clinical programs including cardiology, heart transplant / ventricular assist devices, and endoscopy.


Thousand Square Feet
Partial Task Trainers

Courses and Symposiums

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

IMS Instructor Course: Simulation
as a
Teaching Tool


  • Jun 28 - Jul 1st, 2016
  • 4 Days
  • Meals Included

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NYSIM Instructor Course: Debriefing And Simulation Education


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

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Fellows in


  • Apr 11, 2016
  • Meals Included
  • Networking/Cocktail Reception

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Hot Topics in


  • Oct 19, 2016
  • Meals Included
  • Networking/Cocktail Reception

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