What would John do? This is a question that crosses my mind whenever there’s a thorny problem, a dilemma, or—on a few occasions—a real crisis. It’s nothing Biblical relating to Jesus’s disciples—nothing of the sort.
When art imitates life. Acting sick for twelve years has been educational and rewarding. I am a standardized patient (SP), also known as a medical actor. I feign illnesses as part of a training program for medical students. My stage is the Clinical Skills and Patient Simulation Center in UNC-Chapel HIll School of Medicine.
“I’ve been Pearl Harbored!” Pug James yelled as he stormed into the kitchen. He threw his briefcase at the linoleum. It slid to Marcy’s feet. She jumped back. “Honey, be careful! You’ll wreck something!”