Past Annual Conferences


22nd Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon

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21st Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA

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20th Annual Conference
June 27-30, 2021 Virtual Conference


19th Annual Conference
August 12-14, 2020 Virtual Conference

Plenary Presenters:
John Chenault, MSLIS
Gabriel Reedy, PhD


18th Annual Conference
June 8-11, 2019 Orlando, Florida, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Juan Cendan, MD

Amitai Ziv, MD, MHA
Christine Park, MD

Thank You to our 2019 Conference Exhibitors and Sponsors

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**Thank you to our photographers Natalie Ensminger and Kerensa Peterson


17th Annual Conference
June 17-20, 2018 Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Jo Brown, 
EdD, MSc, BSc (Hons), PFHEA, NTF
Kim Edward LeBlanc, MD, PhD
David S. Zamierowski, MD, FACS

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16th Annual Conference
June 4-7, 2017 Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Peter Dieckmann, PhD, Dipl.-Psych.
Sydney Smee, PhD
Karen Lewis, PhD
Joe Lopreiato, MD, MPH, CHSE

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15th Annual Conference
June 26-29, 2016 Tampa, Florida, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Karen Szauter, MD, FACP, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
Elaine Meyer, PhD, RN, Harvard Medical School, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Eduardo Salas, PhD, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

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14th Annual Conference
June 14-17, 2015 Denver, Colorado, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Pamela Andreatta PhD, EdD, MFA, MA, CHSE, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA
Anne Marie Madziak, MLIS, South Ontario Library Service, London, Ontario, Canada
Antoine Tesniere, MD, PhD, iLumens- Universit Paris Descartes, Paris, France

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13th Annual Conference
June 22-25, 2014 Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Plenary Presenters:
Debra Nestel, PhD, CHSE, Gippsland Medical School, Monash University, Churchill, Australia
Click here to view Dr. Nestel’s presentation slides.

Walter Eppich, MD, MEd, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Jan Joost Rethans, MD, PhD, Maastricht University, Skillslab, Faculty of Health, Maastricht, Netherlands

If you missed seeing the video interview of Stephen Abrahamson and David Gaba at the
ASPE 13th Annual Conference, click here.


12th Annual Conference
June 23-26, 2013 Atlanta, Georgia USA
Georgia Consortium of SP Educators: Emory University, Georgia Regents University Mercer University, Morehouse School of Medicine, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Clinical Skills USA and Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration


11th Annual Conference: Appreciation and Awareness of Current Standardized Patient Methodology
June 3-6, 2012 San Diego, California USA


10th Annual Conference: Upgrading Medical Knowledge of Standardized Patient Educators
June 4-8, 2011 Nashville, Tennessee USA
Hosted by Vanderbilt University


9th Annual Conference: Impacting Global Healthcare through Scholarly Standardized Patient Simulation
June 27-30, 2010 Baltimore, Maryland USA
Hosted by Mid Atlantic Consortium


8th Annual Conference: Impacting Global Healthcare through Scholarly Standardized Patient Simulation
June 29-July 2, 2009 Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Hosted by University of Nevada School of Medicine


7th Annual Conference: Scholarship & Simulation: Progress & Promise
June 29-July 2, 2008 San Antonio, Texas USA
Hosted by University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio


6th Annual Conference: Learning Beyond Borders
June 17-20, 2007 Toronto, Canada
Hosted by the Standardized Patient Program at the University of Toronto


5th Annual Conference: ASPE in Arizona
August 19-23, 2006 Tucson, Arizona USA
Hosted by the University of Arizona College of Medicine


4th Annual Conference: Emerging Opportunities
September 10-14, 2005 Chicago, Illinois USA
Hosted by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


3rd Annual Conference: Professionalism in Practice
September 19-22, 2004 New Orleans, Louisiana USA
Hosted by Tulane University School of Medicine


2nd Annual Conference: Keys to Quality
July 20-23, 2003 Virginia Beach, Virginia USA
Hosted by East Virginia Medical School


Inaugural Conference: Advancing the Practice
July 12, 2002 Ottawa, Canada
Hosted by the University of Toronto