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July 06, 1998|MARCIDA DODSON

Medical schools are continually recruiting actors and others of all ages to train as standardized patients. Members of ethnic minorities are especially needed. To apply, contact:

UC Irvine College of Medicine

Building 290

Irvine, CA 92697-4089

Ellen Lewis, student training center director, (949) 824-8932

Sue Ahearn, standardized patient trainer, (949) 824-4634


UCLA School of Medicine

Standardized Patient Program

60-051 CHF

For the Record
Los Angeles Times Monday July 20, 1998 Home Edition Health Part S Page 5 View Desk 2 inches; 45 words Type of Material: Correction
Patient program--Western University of Health Sciences' College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific offers a standardized patient program. It was excluded from a story on programs at Southern California medical schools in an article in Health on July 6. For information, contact Susan Gaitan at (909) 469-5234.

Box 951722

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1722

Elizabeth O'Gara, standardized patient coordinator,

(310) 794-9741

Send head shot and resume before calling. A packet of information will be sent; be sure to include return address.


UC San Diego School of Medicine

Office of Learning Resources

9500 Gilman Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093-0611

Anita Richards, standardized patient coordinator

Send a head shot, resume and a letter of interest. No phone calls.


USC School of Medicine

1975 Zonal Ave.

KAM 211

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Linda Perkowski, assistant professor, Department of Pediatrics, (213) 342-2381

Angela Atencio, standardized patient trainer-coordinator,

(213) 342-3483


Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Room 6419

Loma Linda, CA 92350

Nancy Heine, director of clinical skills, education office

(909) 824-4749

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