The Research within CELS if focused on using simulation to optimize the delivery of healthcare. Our work involves collaboration with healthcare educators, systems and industrial engineers, organizations psychologists, communication scientists, patient safety experts, and frontline clinicians. We welcome collaboration with junior and senior faculty interested in using simulation to extend their work and build important areas of research and scholarship.


CELS research has been funded by grants from the Department of Defense, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the University of Florida Clinical Translational Science Institute.

Research Faculty and Staff

Rosemarie Fernandez

Rosemarie Fernandez M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Phone: (352) 294-8170

Active Research Projects

Example Simulation Publications


Category: CELS

Anaclerio Learning & Assessment Center



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Center for Safety, Simulation, & Advanced Learning Technologies

STAN the SimMan in the Experiential Theatre

CELS – Who are we?

Category: CELS

Center for Experiential Learning


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