Volunteer Patients allow medical students to gain confidence and competence with communication and clinical skills in a realistic setting.
Standardized Patients are healthy individuals trained to portray the personal history, physical symptoms, emotional characteristics and everyday concerns of a case patient.
Clinical Teaching Associates
Using their own bodies to teach, Clinical Teaching Associates train students how to perform sensitive exams and develop communication techniques.
Support the SMP
The SMP’s collaborative partnerships with the medical community, Interior Health, and private donors play a significant role in our continued success.