Office of Medical Education

Learning Center

Contact Us

  • Peter DeBlieux, MD
    Assistant Dean for Advanced Learning & Simulation
  • (504) 568-4006
  • (504) 599-1453
  • 2021 Perdido Street
    New Orleans, LA 70112

Center for Advanced Learning & Simulation - Floorplan 

Altrium Sitting Area Medical Mall Labs Conference Room Debrief Rooms Classrooms Standard Patient (SP) Suite Standard Patient (SP) Rooms Conference Room 8

The Center for Advanced Learning and Simulation is a natural laboratory for scholarly work in teaching, learning, assessment, and a conduit for inviting and retaining outstanding health professionals. CALS is designed for small and large group teaching, simulation training, conferences, and meetings. The facility has an innovated design that includes two floors dedicated to medical education and training. The 1st floor houses a standardized patient (SP) center with 16 SP rooms, multiple disciplinary simulated emergency department 10 patient stations, 4 OR style simulation rooms, 5 debriefing rooms, and 2 large classrooms. All of these rooms feature video recording, promoting real-time feedback and discussion and post-scenario team debriefing.

1st Floor CALS

  • Approximately 37,000 square feet of total area
  • Medical Mall
    • 4 Operating Style Simulation Labs
    • 5 Debriefing Rooms (seats 14 learners)
    • 2 Classrooms (seats 80 learners)
      • Divided (40 learners)
    • Computer / Lounge area
    • 2 Offices
  • Standardized Patient Center
    • 16 Clinic Grade Patient Rooms
      • All patient training rooms feature video-recording with large monitors for real-time feedback, promoting discussion and post-scenario debriefing.
      • 2 hospital Rooms
    • 1 Debriefing Room
    • Student Lounge Area
    • Office Suite
    • Video Monitoring (6 monitors)
  • Simulation Emergency Room
    • Nursing Station
    • 10 Patient Stations
    • Trauma Room – 2 patients

cals floorplan