Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

Rental Opportunities

The Bloomberg Nursing Simulation Lab facility is available for rent on a recurrent basis (weekly/monthly), as well as for intermittent and one-time events. Located on College Street just west of University Avenue, our conveniently located state-of-the-art 4,000 square foot space is equipped with:

  • an inpatient ward with twelve beds and a large nursing station
  • a critical care unit with four patient beds
  • the Bluma Appel Isolation Room,  an isolation room with an ante- and exit room
  • a full operating room
  • a one-bed post-anaesthesia care unit
  • a home care setting living space, that also works as an interview or ambulatory clinic room
  • pan-tilted zoom cameras and hanging microphones throughout the facility.

The Sim Lab can be used for a rich array of activities, including:

  • Research studies requiring a simulated hospital
  • Health-care equipment trials and demonstrations
  • Media photo shoots
  • Television & movie filming
  • Hospital orientations
  • Performance evaluations
  • Mock codes
  • Critical care education courses
  • Implementation of research protocols
  • Development and testing of instructional DVDs or film
  • Clinical skill refresher courses requiring simulation

Organizations and groups both within and outside of the University of Toronto community are welcome to book the space.

Click here to take a virtual photo tour of our Sim Lab.

See our floor plan: Sim Lab Floor Plan.

For facility rental inquiries, please contact Luciana Boic at 416-978-7703 or

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