Center for Experiential Learning
Deliver impactful experiential learning sessions that cultivate students and professionals.
Positively impact healthcare delivery - regionally, nationally, and globally - through world-class experiential learning.
The Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) is an educational center located on the Mountain Home VA Campus at East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, TN. Experiential learning focuses on creating innovative learning opportunities that result in a meaningful impact utilizing the most sophisticated technology available to provide a safe yet realistic environment to develop clinical skills through Healthcare Simulation.
The three areas within the CEL include the Simulation Laboratory, Simulation Standardized Patient (SP) Program, and the Center for Surgical Innovation and Training in the Anatomy Laboratory. The learning laboratories focus on task training, mannequin-based simulation, and embedding learners in simulated clinical environments. The laboratories support undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education, interprofessional education programs, and continuing professional development.