University of Toledo, Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center

Toledo, Ohio

  • FIRM

    BHDP Architecture


    University of Toledo

  • AREA

    65,000 sq.ft.





The new Interprofessional Immersive Simulation Center fulfills the University of Toledo's vision to create a facility to house a transformative program for the interprofessional education of healthcare professionals and students, recreating various interactive clinical settings using the latest in simulation and 3D ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$538.00CITATIONSpecial CitationFEATURED IN2014 Architectural Portfolio technology.


The UT-IISC features a unique tri-center concept for medical simulation. The 3D/Virtual Immersive Reality (VIR) Center includes several 3D/VIR computer-aided design (CAD) walls, and the world’s first five-sided, seamless LED virtual reality cave. A holographic theater is also planned. The Advanced Clinical Simulation Center features a virtual hospital equipped with human patient simulators, state-of-the-art clinical equipment, circular control room, and debriefing rooms. Finally, the Progressive Anatomy and Surgical Skills Center contains several surgical and advanced procedural skills training suites as well as fresh tissue and gross anatomy labs.


The UT-IISC provides educational opportunities for students from all UT Colleges, UT Medical Center residents/staff, and other Toledo Community Hospitals, as well as hosts surgeons from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, the UT-IISC has attracted a number of collaborative relationships with global industry partners.