The Office of Simulation In Medicine and Surgery (SIMS) serves all programs at RVU to provide dynamic, hands-on learning opportunities. Simulation events and workshops occur regularly and are popular with students. Offerings include high-fidelity electronic manikins, human-worn task trainers, virtual reality simulated patients, live actor standardized patients, ultrasound, and surgery courses. SIMS is involved in significant research in the healthcare simulation field and holds the prestigious status as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons. In the Office of SIMS resides the Division of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, with a cast of engaged and enthusiastic faculty specialists.