Advanced Centers for Surgical Education (ACSE), a premier organization that provides venue space for medical and surgical education opened a state-of-the-art, 10,000-square-foot facility across from the Texas Medical Center on Thursday, May 16. The education, training and research development center boasts 17 customizable training stations as well as classrooms and conference spaces. Through an exclusive relationship with BioEthical Anatomics, a privately held tissue bank, ACSE provides full access to high quality cadaveric tissue meeting rigorous ethical and quality standards.

"We are excited to open this brilliantly planned facility across from the Texas Medical Center.  Our center is one of only a few in the United States.  We provide an upscale array of services for medical educators and surgical professionals from around the world," said Michelle Heinrich, CEO of Advanced Centers for Surgical Education.  

A division of Victory Healthcare, ACSE boasts the latest in imaging, endoscopic, laparoscopic, arthroscopic, microscopy and audiovisual equipment. The facility can be reserved for use by clinicians, surgeons, medical device companies, healthcare organizations and students.  Located at 2001 Hermann Drive, Suite 300, the venue provides a one-of-a-kind space for medical professionals to enhance their skill sets and educate students and colleagues. It also provides a first-class venue space for medical device manufacturers to conduct product training for in-house sales representatives and outside clinical groups.

"We advance our commitment to providing superior surgical care through the opening of this truly unique educational facility.   Victory has long been dedicated to bringing the latest technology to our hospitals and now we will be an active participant in advancing technological breakthroughs," said Robert N. Helms, Jr., Victory's Chairman and CEO.   "We not only practice medicine, we teach it," added Helms.

Advanced Centers for Surgical Education offers the following services:

  • State-of-the-art training and education
  • In-house tissue bank for all specimen needs
  • 17 customizable training stations
  • Three conference/didactic rooms
  • Secure setting for research and development
  • Fully customizable audio/visual capabilities
  • Complete program management
  • Professional/certified staff to fully assist with programs
  • Continuing education programs, including CMEs
  • Full concierge service including flights, hotel, transportation, dining and entertainment