The WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) is the University of Washington’s premiere simulation training facility for healthcare education. It's mission is to improve the health of the public through innovative programs for the development, application, and dissemination of simulation science throughout the five states: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho (WWAMI) region.

WISH connects over 30 departments and programs throughout UW Medicine Health, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, and Physician’s Assistant Training Program (MEDEX); provides training in the areas of procedural and patient management skills, interprofessional education, and team communication.

In short, WISH strives to improve the quality of healthcare education through technology, providing learners with a safe training environment where they can learn and practice their skills before ever using them on a patient.

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