Legacy Research Institute

Transforming medical care through science, technology, and innovation.


Improving surgical outcomes and patient care through innovative research, simulation, education and training.

LISEI Laparoscopic TrainingThe Legacy Institute for Surgical Education and Innovation (LISEI) provides a state-of-the-art surgical training center with advanced equipment, highly trained, experienced staff and the capability to broadcast training to other sites, among other features.

A wide range of learner groups can be accommodated for:

  • International, regional and local courses
  • Small group industry education sessions
  • Industry surgical training for employees

Contact for your surgical training center needs: Rachel Morris, email: rmorris@lhs.org

LISEI Panorama

Surgical bioskills lab

High fidelity cadaveric and animate surgical models:

  • individual surgical stations in fully equipped operating rooms
  • mimic robotic trainer
  • 2 C-arms
  • 6 fully-equipped HD endoscopy towers
  • suction/irrigation
  • insufflators and CO2 tanks
  • 25 lead aprons/vests, dosimeter badges
  • arthroscopic and laparoscopic scopes
  • Stryker power tools - drills, shavers, high-speed burr drivers, sag saws, osc saws, recip saws, trinkles, reamers, needles and wire drivers
  • laparoscopic instrumentation
  • general surgical dissection instrumentation
  • FLS trainer boxes and related training material
  • cold tissue storage on-site
  • all surgical PPE and scrubs are available for each event
  • 3 65" flatscreen TVs and web streaming capabilities
  • 4 Ethicon endo-surgery harmonic scalpel consoles

Conference rooms with state-of-the-art AV equipment:

  • multiple conference rooms with seating up to 50
  • can webstream in and out of conference room and lab
  • multiple breakout rooms
  • free wifi


Centrally located in the Rose quarter

Mt. Hood from Rose Garden

With easy access to and from: 

  • Portland International Airport
  • MAX light rail lines
  • downtown Portland
  • Moda Center
  • Oregon Convention Center
  • hotels
  • restaurants
  • breweries
  • coffee shops
  • driving distance to scenic Columbia River Gorge, Oregon beaches, and Mount Hood



Cranial maxillofacial plating class at LISEI

LISEI trauma course