Published on in Vol 21, No 7 (2019): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14676, first published .
Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Andrzej A Kononowicz   1 , MSc, PhD ;   Luke A Woodham   2, 3 , MSc ;   Samuel Edelbring   3, 4, 5 , PhD ;   Natalia Stathakarou   3 , MSc ;   David Davies   6 , PhD ;   Nakul Saxena   7 , PhD ;   Lorainne Tudor Car   8, 9 , MD, MSc, PhD ;   Jan Carlstedt-Duke   10 , MD, PhD ;   Josip Car   11, 12 , MD, PhD, FRCPE, FFPH ;   Nabil Zary   13, 14 , PhD

1 Department of Bioinformatics and Telemedicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland

2 Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education, St George’s, University of London, London, United Kingdom

3 Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

4 Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

5 Learning and Professional Development Group, School of Health Sciences, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden

6 Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom

7 Health Services and Outcomes Research, National Healthcare Group, Singapore, Singapore

8 Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

9 Family Medicine and Primary Care, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

10 President’s Office, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

11 Centre for Population Health Sciences, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

12 Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

13 Games for Health Innovations Centre, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

14 Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Corresponding Author:

  • Josip Car, MD, PhD, FRCPE, FFPH
  • Centre for Population Health Sciences
  • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • 11 Mandalay Road, Clinical Science Building
  • Singapore
  • Singapore
  • Phone: 65 6340-2480
  • Email: josip.car@ntu.edu.sg