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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 84
  1. Sewell JL, Boscardin CK, Young JQ, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Learner, Patient, and Supervisor Features Are Associated With Different Types of Cognitive Load During Procedural Skills Training: Implications for Teaching and Instructional Design. Acad Med. 2017 Nov; 92(11):1622-1631. View in PubMed
  2. O'Brien BC, Bachhuber MR, Teherani A, Iker TM, Batt J, O'Sullivan PS. Systems-Oriented Workplace Learning Experiences for Early Learners: Three Models. Acad Med. 2017 May; 92(5):684-693. View in PubMed
  3. O'Brien BC, O'Sullivan PS. Mixed Methods in Health Professions Education Scholarship. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Apr; 9(2):253-254. View in PubMed
  4. O'Sullivan PS. What's in a learning environment? Recognizing teachers' roles in shaping a learning environment to support competency. Perspect Med Educ. 2015 Dec; 4(6):277-9. View in PubMed
  5. Chern H, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Kim E. Home Video Curriculum for Basic Surgical Skills. MedEdPORTAL. 2014. View in PubMed
  6. Chern H, Kim E, O'Sullivan P. PIGS (Porcine Integrated General Surgery Simulation) Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL. 2014. View in PubMed
  7. Wamsley MA, Julian KA, O'Sullivan P, Sartre DD, McCance-Katz E, Batki SL, Satterfield JM. Designing standardized patients assessment to measure SBIRT skill for residents: A literature review and case study. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education. 2013; 34:344-349. View in PubMed
  8. Uijtdehaage S, Kalishman S, O'Sullivan P, Robins L. How to Succeed as a Medical Education Scholar: Identifying Your Individual Strategy and Creating a Roadmap For Scholarship. MedEdPORTAL. 2013. View in PubMed
  9. Buckelew S, Whittle A, Lum P, O'Sullivan P, Satterfield J. Implementing SBIRT in pediatrics: Results of a needs assessment. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2013; 52(2):S18-19. View in PubMed
  10. Gusic M, Amiel J, Baldwin C, Chandran L, Fincher R, Mavis B, et al. Using the AAMC Toolbox for Evaluating Educators: You be the Judge. MedEdPORTAL. 2013. View in PubMed
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