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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 107
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  1. Steinauer JE, Teherani A, Preskill F, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan P. What Do Medical Students Do and Want When Caring for "Difficult Patients"? Teach Learn Med. 2019 Jun-Jul; 31(3):238-249. View in PubMed
  2. Green CA, Abrahamson D, Chern H, O'Sullivan PS. Is Robotic Surgery Highlighting Critical Gaps in Resident Training? J Grad Med Educ. 2018 Oct; 10(5):491-493. View in PubMed
  3. Green CA, O'Sullivan PS, Sarin A, Chern H. Microanalysis of video from a robotic surgical procedure: implications for observational learning in the robotic environment. J Robot Surg. 2019 Jun; 13(3):449-454. View in PubMed
  4. Steinauer JE, O'Sullivan P, Preskill F, Ten Cate O, Teherani A. What Makes "Difficult Patients" Difficult for Medical Students? Acad Med. 2018 09; 93(9):1359-1366. View in PubMed
  5. Young JQ, Hasser C, Hung EK, 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. 2018 07; 93(7):1048-1054. View in PubMed
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