• Dr. Emiri Uchiyama is the Director of the Albert and Debbie Tano Medical Simulation Center at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Dr. Uchiyama is a certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) with a comprehensive knowledge of simulation technology and methodologies and is highly skilled in designing and delivering simulation-based training programs. Throughout her career, Dr. Uchiyama has worked closely with healthcare providers, educators, and institutions to implement simulation programs that meet the needs of their organizations and communities. She has a talent for identifying areas where simulation can make the most significant impact and for creating training programs that are both engaging and effective.

    Dr. Uchiyama is a passionate educator, a visionary in the field of healthcare simulation, and a leader in the movement to improve patient outcomes through simulation-based education and training.


    MD, Doctor of Medicine, Universidad Iberoamericana, Dominican Republic.

    Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator

    Standardized Patient Educator Certification

    Areas of Interest

    Simulation Technology

    Simulation-Based Education

    Advancing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Medical Education


    Advocate Award Recipient, 2023, 14th Annual Excellence in Clinical Simulation Award, Education

research interests

  • Simulation Based Medical Education
    Medical Education
    Innovation and Technology in Healthcare
    Diversity Equity and Inclusion in Healthcare Education

selected scholarly works & creative activities

full name

  • Emiri Uchiyama