Anna Reisman

Anna Reisman, MD, SP Program Director

Standardized Patient Program

We write scripts and train local actors who portray a variety of patients in different clinical scenarios.  Every Yale medical student participates in experiential workshops with standardized patients including:

  • Patient-centered medical interviewing
  • The female reproductive history
  • Breaking difficult news
  • Options counseling for reproductive health issues
  • Motivational interviewing for behavior change

Tracie Addy, PhD, Manager of Assessment


We also use our standardized patients in interview skills demonstrations, workshops for physician associates and nurses in training, as well as in a reentry assessment for dual degree students and clinical skills remediation.

More information about the SP program can be found on the Standardized Patient Program webpage.

If you would like to use standardized patients in your program please fill out the Standardized Patient Request Form.

Please email us with any questions.