The Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research

UPMC Employees & PITT Students

Education and Medical Simulation Improving Heathcare

WISER is a world class multidisciplinary training and research facility. WISER is an institute of the University of Pittsburgh with a mission to conduct research and training programs utilizing simulation based education to provide a safer environment for patients of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its affiliates.

Take a Clinical Course at WISER

Search the course catalog and find a clinical course.

WISER’s Visiting Scholars Program

Providing Skills and Knowledge to Healthcare Education and Training Professionals


is designed to educate Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialists (HSOS) on the key tasks associated with the daily operations and maintenance of a simulation center.


Complete your MOCA requirements at WISER.

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Take your simulation training to the next level with the iSIM (Improving Simulation Instructional Methods) course.

Take a class in Pittsburgh, Miami or Honolulu, or we can bring iSIM to your center.

Contact WISER

Phone: 412-648-6073

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Better Health Care is Our Mission