OSPIA for Simulated Patients

Welcome to the Online Simulated Patient Interaction and Assessment website (OSPIA).

OSPIA's aim is to help our medical students feel more comfortable with, and be more successful at having respectful, caring and effective conversations with patients.

We rely on volunteers to act as "simulated patients" (SPs) so that students can practice developing a great bedside manner. Online practice is just one new way in which we are already doing this with our students. Read more..