VirtuOHSU Simulation and Surgical Training Center

Improving Health Care Through Virtual Reality and Simulation


The core mission for VirtuOHSU is to provide outstanding leadership in education and training opportunities in surgical skills and simulation. Additionally, it is also to serve all simulation interests related to surgical and procedural education, research, faculty development, interdisciplinary opportunities and community outreach.

VirtuOHSU serves the entire continuum of health professionals, trainees, students, and researchers at OHSU. This highly versatile space supports open, laparoscopic, endoscopic, and microscopic technical skills training using task trainers, virtual reality, and synthetic, animal, or cadaveric tissues. VirtuOHSU is also the home of all gross anatomy coursework at OHSU for the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, and School of Nursing.