Use of a Remote Standardized Patient to Teach Clinical Skills to Undergraduate Medical Students

Medical students are able to practice and learn interviewing skills using a remote standardized patient interviews conducted via Internet based chat. Our assessment has focused on ability to screen for alcohol or other substance use/misuse/abuse as part of a NIAAA funded project to develop online educational materials for students.


Reference: Metcalf M, Tanner T, Wilhelm S, Buchanan A. Use of a Remote Standardized Patient to Teach Clinical Skills to Undergraduate Medical Students. Poster at 2009 AMIA Spring Congress: People & Populations: Translation to Transformation. May 27, 2009. Orlando, FL.

More info on the author: Brad Tanner