Skills Acquisition and Innovation Laboratory (SAIL)
Skills Acquisition and Innovation Laboratory

Skills Acquisition & Innovation Laboratory

A vital, 24-hour, 7-day a week teaching and research laboratory, SAIL is managed by the Departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology and Radiology. We offer the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology available in the field of operating room and surgical simulation, with the capability to create nearly any healthcare scenario.

SAIL includes:

  • 28 high-definition cameras
  • Multiple high-fidelity simulation manikins
  • Simulation Control Room
  • Simulation Operating Room (OR)
  • Simulated recovery/Emergency Room (ER)
  • Simulated procedural skills room
  • State-of-the-art Conference Room
SAIL has 30 cameras available for easy simulation viewing.
SAIL control room allows students to watch simulations.
Students practice techniques in the SAIL Emergency Room.
Cardiac Arrest Manikin
Mannequin for practice in the SAIL Operating Room.
Students practice in SAIL's skill lab.
SAIL offers a conference room for debriefing sessions.
All of SAIL's Programs are led by nationally recognized faculty from the Departments of Surgery, Anesthesiology and Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine.

A Day in the Lab

SAIL offers a unique opportunity for participants to gain hands-on experience. Through a realistic simulation, residents will become more comfortable with every aspect of a surgery- from handling unexpected problems as they arise to simply talking to the patient.

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SAIL has new equipment available for students.
Students look at monitors in SAIL.
SAIL sign in the reception area.

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Surgeons train in groups at SAIL.