Virtual Patient Working Group


The mission of the MedBiquitous Virtual Patients Working Group is to develop XML standards and Web services requirements to enable interoperability, accessibility and reusability of Web-based virtual patient learning content.

Discussion Lists

If you would like to join the MedBiquitous Virtual Patient Implementers discussion list, please contact Valerie Smothers.


Virtual Patient Working Group Wiki


A link to Rachel Ellaway's seminal article, Modeling Virtual Patients and Virtual Cases, is available for historical purposes.


See Implementers Page.


  • J.B. McGee, M.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • Nabil Zary, Karolinska Institutet 


  • Paul Bergen, Tufts University
  • Michael Hagen, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Olivier Petinaux, American College of Surgeons
  • Luke Woodham, St. George's University of London

Invited Experts

  • Susan Albright

Note: only one vote is allowed per organization represented.