Volunteer Simulated Patient Program
What is a Volunteer Patient?
Volunteer Simulated Patients (VSP) at the School of Medicine, Sydney support medical students to become excellent, caring and ethical doctors
What does a VSP do?
Our VSP’s work with students in small, interactive teaching sessions and role- play patients to assist our medical students learn history taking, communication skills and basic physical examinations. Our VSP’s are asks to learn a script about the patient they will be role playing.
Why should I volunteer?
As a volunteer, you can:
Contribute to educating our future doctors, meet other and learn new skills and enjoy participating in a respectful and positive learning environment.
How do I get started?
Anyone can volunteer- no experience required!
To express interest and get further information, please contact
Ms Marion Thomas
Clinical Laboratory Manager
Phone: 02 8204 4464