About CESI

CESI is a full-service, experiential learning center for advanced training, education, and medical device research and development.

Welcome to the Center for Education, Simulation & Innovation (CESI), the centerpiece of Harford HealthCare’s pioneering vision to propel innovation and transform the future of healthcare.

Connecticut’s first and largest simulation center, CESI is a 47,000 square foot training destination for healthcare providers and companies throughout the world. We help our clients develop new skills through hands-on training programs, accelerate research and development, and launch medical devices with greater confidence

At our core, we strive to achieve optimal patient outcomes and foster a culture of patient safety.

Our Mission & Vision

Our Mission

CESI will be recognized as a premier global center for comprehensive experiential learning and innovation using simulation and other leading-edge training technologies.

Our Vision

To assist all healthcare providers in enhancing multidisciplinary team performance, the quality of patient care, and patient safety through a comprehensive range of educational programs using state-of-the-art simulation and cutting-edge technologies.





Leading medical experts.

The latest technology and innovation

End-to-end event support.

World-class learning experiences.






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