Standardized Patient Program
The U-M Geriatrics Standardized Patient Instructor Program allows medical students and house officers to gain geriatrics experience in a realistic setting with assessment and feedback from trained patient volunteers who act as geriatric patients. The program provides:
• Online portfolio to track and evaluated students’ progress, knowledge and skills;
• Measurement and development of patient communication skills;
• Evaluation and enhancement of skills in functional assessment.
Karen Hall, M.D., Ph.D, Director