BATCAVE Healthcare Simulation Program

The Basic and Advanced Training- Computer Assisted Visual Experience (BATCAVE) Healthcare Simulation Program is a state-of-the-art program for medical education at The University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. Our facilities include two classrooms, three Adult Simulation Labs, a Pediatric Simulation Lab, three Infant Simulation Labs, a Birthing Simulator Lab, and several breakout rooms.

infant simulation lab

Our program also hosts online education for UNM and medical professionals across the state and it is accredited as a Level 1 Education Institute by the American College of SurgeonsWe strive to create a partnership with health care community affiliates that will enhance and promote our mission.

To improve quality, safety, and learning through innovative multidisciplinary health care education.

  • Deliver life support classes and competency-based education and assessment to all health care providers.
  • Support and facilitate simulation-based learning, assessment and research for UNM Health Systems.
  • Provide outreach, education and service to the people of New Mexico.

Today in the BATCAVE

green color UNMH Student/Staff Clinical Education classes
color purple Sponsored national courses
color blue Public education session (registration may be required)


Our Education Specialists discuss our simulation facilities

3 min 6 sec