Mercy in Motion: The Campaign for Gwynedd Mercy University

Goal 1: Fuel Healthcare Innovation

GMercyU’s Frances M. Maguire School of Nursing and Health Professions will build on the University’s strength and reputation for preparing highly-skilled compassionate care professionals and its enduring commitment to meeting the urgent need for more healthcare professionals. 
Your continued investment in our facilities and people lets us continue to prepare Distinctive Mercy Graduates to meet the healthcare needs of the Philadelphia region and beyond.

Frances M. Maguire Healthcare Innovation Center

The Frances M. Maguire Healthcare Innovation Center (HIC) will prepare students to emerge as leaders and innovators in our changing healthcare landscape.
In a new 63,000-square-foot building, students will be challenged to innovate and collaborate to provide patient-centered compassionate care in the Mercy tradition.
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Frances M. Maguire Healthcare Innovation Center

Frances M. Maguire Healthcare Innovation Center

Features of the Frances M. Maguire Healthcare Innovation Center 

  • 9 classrooms and 12 student study rooms

  • 9 skills labs and 15 state-of-the-art simulation rooms, including 3 exam rooms, a nursing station, maternity, patient care, pediatric and home care/studio apartment settings

  • The Frances Cannata Stimmler ’66 and Joseph Stimmler Inspiration Station, a multi-functioning space that will host seminars, speakers, and large-scale simulation experiences where GMercyU partners with community healthcare, emergency management, and other municipal services for emergency preparedness drills

  • High-tech learning tools including:
    • Simulation manikins with interchangeable parts and accessories to create a variety of simulated patients with various skin tones
    • Anatomage Table that provides a virtual, interactive 3D anatomy and physiology dissection platform
    • Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Teaching (VERT) simulated radiation therapy system
    • ASL-5000 lung simulator, capable of replicating a wide range of lung conditions for patients of all ages, among others

  • A self-serve café and outdoor gathering spaces