Essay: A Standardized Patient’s Medical Journey – When Art Imitates Life
By: Stephen Fairchild, Standardized Patient and Actual Patient, UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Stephen Fairchild, a standardized patient at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine, recently submitted an essay to the ASPE eNews Blog recounting his experience working as an SP, and how that experience resulted in him being a better actual patient as well as a better advocate for his own health.Thank you, Stephen, for sharing your experience.