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Patricia O'Sullivan, Ed.D.

Professor, Departments of Medicine and Surgery
Director, Office of Research and Development in Medical Education (RaDME)
Endowed Chair in Surgical Education

Contact Information

521 Parnassus Ave, Clinic Sci
San Francisco CA 94143
415-514-2281
patricia.osullivan@ucsf.edu
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  • 1967 - 1970 Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA A.B. Chemistry, Cum Laude
  • 1970 - 1971 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA M.S. Chemistry
  • 1975 - 1978 University of Houston, Houston, TX Ed.D. Education

Patricia S. O'Sullivan, EdD is Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of Research and Development in Medical Education in the Office of Medical Education at the University of California, San Francisco. She has over 30 years of experience in medical and health professions education. Her research focus is primarily in clinical education. Her recent studies, initially funded by the Stemmler Fund of the National Board of Medical Examiners, concern the use of portfolios for assessment. Dr. O'Sullivan has served as the chair of the Research in Medical Education Program Planning Committee and the Research in Medical Education of the Association of American Medical Colleges and as vice-president of the Division for Professions Education of the American Educational Research Association. Dr. O'Sullivan has been involved with educational research with health professionals in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and health related professions.

Most recent publications from a total of 267
  1. Young JQ, Rasul R, O'Sullivan PS. Evidence for the Validity of the Psychopharmacotherapy-Structured Clinical Observation Tool: Results of a Factor and Time Series Analysis. Acad Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 27. View in PubMed
  2. O'Leary KJ, Fant AL, Thurk J, Bilimoria KY, Didwania AK, Gleason KM, Groth M, Holl JL, Knoten CA, Martin GJ, O'Sullivan P, Schumacher M, Woods DM. Immediate and long-term effects of a team-based quality improvement training programme. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 May 22. View in PubMed
  3. Steinauer JE, O'Sullivan P, Preskill F, Ten Cate O, Teherani A. What Makes "Difficult Patients" Difficult for Medical Students? Acad Med. 2018 May 02. View in PubMed
  4. Sheu L, Burke C, Masters D, O'Sullivan PS. Understanding Clerkship Student Roles in the Context of 21st-Century Healthcare Systems and Curricular Reform. Teach Learn Med. 2018 Mar 06; 1-10. View in PubMed
  5. Hauer KE, O'Sullivan PS, Fitzhenry K, Boscardin C. Translating Theory Into Practice: Implementing a Program of Assessment. Acad Med. 2018 Mar; 93(3):444-450. View in PubMed
  6. Green CA, Kim EH, O'Sullivan PS, Chern H. Using Technological Advances to Improve Surgery Curriculum: Experience With a Mobile Application. J Surg Educ. 2018 Jan 31. View in PubMed
  7. Young JQ, Irby DM, Kusz M, O'Sullivan PS. Performance Assessment of Pharmacotherapy: Results from a Content Validity Survey of the Psychopharmacotherapy-Structured Clinical Observation (P-SCO) Tool. Acad Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 29. View in PubMed
  8. Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. Are differences between groups different at different occasions? Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Dec; 6(6):413-417. View in PubMed
  9. Young JQ, Hasser C, Hung EH, Kusz M, O'Sullivan PS, Stewart C, Weiss A, Williams N. Developing End-of-Training Entrustable Professional Activities for Psychiatry: Results and Methodological Lessons. Acad Med. 2017 Nov 21. View in PubMed
  10. Green CA, Chern H, O'Sullivan PS. Current robotic curricula for surgery residents: A need for additional cognitive and psychomotor focus. Am J Surg. 2018 Feb; 215(2):277-281. View in PubMed
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