How Standardized Patients Work


How Standardized Patients Work  David Sacks/Stone/Getty Images
How Standardized Patients Work David Sacks/Stone/Getty Images

Even the most brilliant medical minds need a good bedside manner, and thanks to standardized patients, they can improve their skills. What are they? Part-time workers who pretend to be real patients so doctors can practice on live humans. If you're remembering Kramer on Seinfeld right about now, you're not alone.