“Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) recognizes Dr. Cate Nicholas as their 2011 Outstanding Educator of the Year”
Cate Nicholas, EdD, MS, PA, Director of Operations and Director of the Standardized Patient (SP) Program for the Fletcher Allen Heath Care/University of Vermont Clinical Simulation Laboratory was named the 2011 Outstanding Standardized Patient Educator of the Year at the annual conference of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) held in Nashville, Tenn. ASPE is the international organization for professionals in the field of simulated and standardized patient methodology. The ASPE Educator award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of SP education and are recognized as leaders within their own institutions, the SP community and by national and international organizations. Cate was recognized for her capacity to convince and stimulate others to work together to further the goals of ASPE, and for her humor and sense of purpose which has helped build a strong foundation for the organization. http://www.aspeducators.org/
Cate is an alumna of CMS’ Institute for Medical Simulation Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Course (August 2010) and the Graduate Course (April 2011). Everyone here at CMS would like to congratulate Cate on her receiving this honor.