The University of Zimbabwe International Centre for Surgical Simulation, (UZICSS) offers technology enhanced learning for acquiring surgical skills by simulation through a unique academic partnership between University of Zimbabwe International Centre for Surgical Simulation, London Surgical Simulation Academy of Society of Surgical Simulation and Karl Storz, Endoskope, Germany. 

At UZICSS innovation meets excellence in surgical education and training. Since 20 January of 2023, the Centre has offered a unique environment that promotes excellence in simulation-based healthcare education. Our centre is dedicated to revolutionizing the way surgeons learn and hone their skills in a safe and controlled environment. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of surgical simulation technology. With state-of-the-art facilities and a team of highly skilled professionals, we offer a range of immersive and realistic training programs designed to empower surgeons at every stage of their career.

Vision and Mission

Our mission is to provide a competency based surgical education, enabling surgeons to refine their techniques, develop new skills, and stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in the field. We are committed to improving patient outcomes by ensuring that surgeons receive the highest quality training and practice opportunities.

What Sets Us Apart

1. Expertise: Our international team consists of experienced surgeons, educators, and technology experts who collaborate to create industry-leading simulation experiences.

2. Innovation: We continuously invest in the latest simulation technologies to offer the most realistic and effective training programs available.

3. Customized Programs: We understand that every surgeon’s learning needs are unique. That’s why we offer customizable training programs tailored to individual goals and skill levels.

Our Facilities

UZICSS is equipped with state-of-the-art simulators, live anaesthetised animal operating theatre for training and advanced surgical equipment to replicate real-world surgical scenarios. Our cutting-edge technology ensures that surgeons receive a highly realistic and immersive training experience. 

Join us in shaping the future of surgical education and training. Together, we can elevate surgical excellence and improve patient care.