UChicago Simulation Center

Meet our team!

Our highly qualified team is dedicated to advancing medical education through simulation-based training. Our team works collaboratively with a diverse group of educators to develop and implement curriculum for doctors, nurses, medical students and allied health professionals. We are committed to providing cutting-edge technology, evidence-based practices, and personalized attention to ensure that learners achieve their educational goals and provide exceptional patient care.

Priti Jani, MD, MPH

Faculty Director | Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Yalini Vigneswaran, MD, MPH

Surgical Director | Assistant Professor of Surgery

Melissa Cappaert, MA

Executive Director


Robert Burgin

Assistant Director


Allison Anderson, MS, RRT, CHSE

Education Specialist


Hector Toro, EMT-P

Simulation Technical Specialist


Morgan Cooper

Simulation Technical Coordinator


Neal Hluska

Resuscitation Course Manager, Simulation Technical Specialist


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