Book a Standardized Patient

Research shows that Standardized Patients can provide a realistic and valuable clinical experience with unique benefits to learners' education. 

The University of Alberta Standardized Patient Program provides trained medical actors, called Standardized Patients (SPs) to educators, researchers, industry and health organizations in order to simulate authentic patient experiences for learners, health care providers and business managers. For a variety of educational venues for both campus and off-campus activities. Our program continues to grow with access to over 200 standardized patients and a catalogue of over 100 established simulations.

Clients external to the UAlberta include Alberta Health Services, Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators, Alberta International Medical Graduates Program, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Canadian Pharmacy Association, MacEwan University, Medical Council of Canada and the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada. The work location can range from the University of Alberta facilities, Capital Health facilities, NAIT or within the community.

To book a Standardized Patient please fill out the Booking Form, save the file under your name, and then email it to
Please note the form will automatically download as a Word Document.