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Patricia O'Sullivan, EdD

533 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94117

Patricia S. O'Sullivan, EdD is Professor in the Department of Medicine and Director of Research and Development in Medical Education in the Center for Faculty Educators at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She also holds an appointment as Professor in the Department of Surgery where she is the Endowed Chair of Surgical Education. She has over 35 years of experience in medical and health professions education. Her research studies span a variety of areas including faculty development, clinical teaching and 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 who honored her with the Merrill Flair Award. She also was vice-president of the Division for Professions Education of the American Educational Research Association where she is a Fellow. Dr. O'Sullivan has been involved with educational research with health professionals in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and health related professions.

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Recent Articles (324)

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.

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.

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.

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.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. Are differences between groups different at different occasions? Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Dec; 6(6):413-417.

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.

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.

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.

Green CA, Huang E, Zhao NW, O'Sullivan PS, Kim E, Chern H. Technical skill improvement with surgical preparatory courses: What advantages are reflected in residency? Am J Surg. 2017 Nov 01.

Lebares CC, Guvva EV, Ascher NL, O'Sullivan PS, Harris HW, Epel ES. Burnout and Stress Among US Surgery Residents: Psychological Distress and Resilience. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 Jan; 226(1):80-90.

Byerly LK, O'Sullivan PS, O'Brien BC. Three Lenses on Learning: Frames for Residency Education. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Oct; 9(5):655-656.

Tucker C, Choby B, Moore A, Parker RS, Zambetti BR, Naids S, Scott J, Loome J, Gaffney S, Cianciolo AT, Hoffman LA, Kohn JR, O'Sullivan PS, Trowbridge RL. Teachers as Learners: Developing Professionalism Feedback Skills via Observed Structured Teaching Encounters. Teach Learn Med. 2017 Oct-Dec; 29(4):373-377.

Komaromy M, Madden EF, Zurawski A, Kalishman S, Barker K, O'Sullivan P, Jurado M, Arora S. Contingent engagement: What we learn from patients with complex health problems and low socioeconomic status. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Mar; 101(3):524-531.

Irby DM, O'Sullivan PS. Developing and rewarding teachers as educators and scholars: remarkable progress and daunting challenges. Med Educ. 2018 Jan; 52(1):58-67.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. The bridge between design and analysis. Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Aug; 6(4):265-269.

O'Sullivan PS, Yuan P, Satre DD, Wamsley M, Satterfield J. A Sequential Implementation Model for Workforce Development: A Case Study of Medical Residency Training for Substance Use Concerns. Teach Learn Med. 2018 Jan-Mar; 30(1):84-94.

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.

Young JQ, O'Sullivan PS, Ruddick V, Irby DM, Cate OT. Improving Handoffs Curricula: Instructional Techniques From Cognitive Load Theory. Acad Med. 2017 May; 92(5):719.

Ten Cate O, Derese A, Durning SJ, O'Sullivan P. Excellence in PhD dissertations in health professions education: Toward standards and expectations. Med Teach. 2017 Sep; 39(9):926-930.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. Evidence against vs. in favour of a null hypothesis. Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Apr; 6(2):115-118.

O'Brien BC, O'Sullivan PS. Mixed Methods in Health Professions Education Scholarship. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Apr; 9(2):253-254.

Gonzalo JD, Dekhtyar M, Starr SR, Borkan J, Brunett P, Fancher T, Green J, Grethlein SJ, Lai C, Lawson L, Monrad S, O'Sullivan P, Schwartz MD, Skochelak S. Health Systems Science Curricula in Undergraduate Medical Education: Identifying and Defining a Potential Curricular Framework. Acad Med. 2017 01; 92(1):123-131.

Young JQ, Boscardin CK, van Dijk SM, Abdullah R, Irby DM, Sewell JL, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Performance of a cognitive load inventory during simulated handoffs: Evidence for validity. SAGE Open Med. 2016; 4:2050312116682254.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. Effect size - large, medium, and small. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Dec; 5(6):347-349.

Stone A, Wamsley M, O'Sullivan P, Satterfield J, Satre DD, Julian K. Faculty development efforts to promote screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) in an internal medicine faculty-resident practice. Subst Abus. 2017 Jan-Mar; 38(1):31-34.

Chen HC, Wamsley MA, Azzam A, Julian K, Irby DM, O'Sullivan PS. The Health Professions Education Pathway: Preparing Students, Residents, and Fellows to Become Future Educators. Teach Learn Med. 2017 Apr-Jun; 29(2):216-227.

Kaplan JA, Brinson Z, Hofer R, O'Sullivan P, Chang A, Horvath H, Chang GJ, Finlayson E. Early learners as health coaches for older adults preparing for surgery. J Surg Res. 2017 Mar; 209:184-190.

Sheu L, O'Sullivan PS, Aagaard EM, Tad-Y D, Harrell HE, Kogan JR, Nixon J, Hollander H, Hauer KE. How Residents Develop Trust in Interns: A Multi-Institutional Mixed-Methods Study. Acad Med. 2016 Oct; 91(10):1406-1415.

Young JQ, van Dijk SM, O'Sullivan PS, Custers EJ, Irby DM, Ten Cate O. Influence of learner knowledge and case complexity on handover accuracy and cognitive load: results from a simulation study. Med Educ. 2016 Sep; 50(9):969-78.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. On variation and uncertainty. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Aug; 5(4):231-4.

Sewell JL, Boscardin CK, Young JQ, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Measuring cognitive load during procedural skills training with colonoscopy as an exemplar. Med Educ. 2016 Jun; 50(6):682-92.

van Schaik SM, Regehr G, Eva KW, Irby DM, O'Sullivan PS. Perceptions of Peer-to-Peer Interprofessional Feedback Among Students in the Health Professions. Acad Med. 2016 Jun; 91(6):807-12.

Duong DK, O'Sullivan PS, Satre DD, Soskin P, Satterfield J. Social Workers as Workplace-Based Instructors of Alcohol and Drug Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Emergency Medicine Residents. Teach Learn Med. 2016 Jul-Sep; 28(3):303-13.

Green CA, Vaughn CJ, Wyles SM, O'Sullivan PS, Kim EH, Chern H. Evaluation of a Surgery-Based Adjunct Course for Senior Medical Students Entering Surgical Residencies. J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul-Aug; 73(4):631-8.

Hauer KE, Cate OT, Boscardin CK, Iobst W, Holmboe ES, Chesluk B, Baron RB, O'Sullivan PS. Ensuring Resident Competence: A Narrative Review of the Literature on Group Decision Making to Inform the Work of Clinical Competency Committees. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 May; 8(2):156-64.

Leppink J, Winston K, O'Sullivan P. Statistical significance does not imply a real effect. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Apr; 5(2):122-4.

Beales D, Kendell M, Chang RP, Håmsø M, Gregory L, Richardson K, O'Sullivan P. Association between the 10 item Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire and physiotherapists' perception of the contribution of biopsychosocial factors in patients with musculoskeletal pain. Man Ther. 2016 Jun; 23:48-55.

O'Sullivan PS, Mkony C, Beard J, Irby DM. Identity formation and motivation of new faculty developers: A replication study in a resource constrained university. Med Teach. 2016 Sep; 38(9):879-85.

Leppink J, O'Sullivan P, Winston K. Statistical points and pitfalls. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Feb; 5(1):1-2.

Chen HC, McNamara M, Teherani A, Cate OT, O'Sullivan P. Developing Entrustable Professional Activities for Entry Into Clerkship. Acad Med. 2016 Feb; 91(2):247-55.

Young JQ, Irby DM, Barilla-LaBarca ML, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS. Measuring cognitive load: mixed results from a handover simulation for medical students. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Feb; 5(1):24-32.

Chen HC, ten Cate O, O'Sullivan P, Boscardin C, Eidson-Ton WS, Basaviah P, Woehrle T, Teherani A. Students' goal orientations, perceptions of early clinical experiences and learning outcomes. Med Educ. 2016 Feb; 50(2):203-13.

van Schaik SM, O'Sullivan PS, Eva KW, Irby DM, Regehr G. Does source matter? Nurses' and Physicians' perceptions of interprofessional feedback. Med Educ. 2016 Feb; 50(2):181-8.

Leppink J, Winston K, O'Sullivan P. Statistical points and pitfalls - series - introduction. Perspect Med Educ. 2016 Feb; 5(1):42-4.

Young JQ, Wachter RM, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Advancing the next generation of handover research and practice with cognitive load theory. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016 Feb; 25(2):66-70.

Pennington K, Tong IL, Lai CJ, O'Sullivan PS, Sheu L. The Value of Student-Run Clinics for Premedical Students: A Multi-Institutional Study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(3):961-70.

Young JQ, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Unpacking the Complexity of Patient Handoffs Through the Lens of Cognitive Load Theory. Teach Learn Med. 2016; 28(1):88-96.

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.

Vaughn CJ, Kim E, O'Sullivan P, Huang E, Lin MY, Wyles S, Palmer BJ, Pierce JL, Chern H. Peer video review and feedback improve performance in basic surgical skills. Am J Surg. 2016 Feb; 211(2):355-60.

O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. What motivates occasional faculty developers to lead faculty development workshops? A qualitative study. Acad Med. 2015 Nov; 90(11):1536-40.

Huang E, Wyles SM, Chern H, Kim E, O'Sullivan P. From novice to master surgeon: improving feedback with a descriptive approach to intraoperative assessment. Am J Surg. 2016 Jul; 212(1):180-7.

Chen HC, Fogh S, Kobashi B, Teherani A, Ten Cate O, O'Sullivan P. An interview study of how clinical teachers develop skills to attend to different level learners. Med Teach. 2016 Jun; 38(6):578-84.

Hauer KE, Oza SK, Kogan JR, Stankiewicz CA, Stenfors-Hayes T, Cate OT, Batt J, O'Sullivan PS. How clinical supervisors develop trust in their trainees: a qualitative study. Med Educ. 2015 Aug; 49(8):783-95.

Hauer KE, Chesluk B, Iobst W, Holmboe E, Baron RB, Boscardin CK, Cate OT, O'Sullivan PS. Reviewing residents' competence: a qualitative study of the role of clinical competency committees in performance assessment. Acad Med. 2015 Aug; 90(8):1084-92.

Braun HJ, Dusch MN, Park SH, O'Sullivan PS, Harari A, Harleman E, Ascher NL. Medical Students' Perceptions of Surgeons: Implications for Teaching and Recruitment. J Surg Educ. 2015 Nov-Dec; 72(6):1195-9.

Irby DM, O'sullivan PS, Steinert Y. Is it time to recognize excellence in faculty development programs? Med Teach. 2015 May 29; 1-2.

Miller-Kuhlmann R, O'Sullivan PS, Aronson L. Essential steps in developing best practices to assess reflective skill: A comparison of two rubrics. Med Teach. 2016; 38(1):75-81.

Chen HC, O'Sullivan P, Teherani A, Fogh S, Kobashi B, ten Cate O. Sequencing learning experiences to engage different level learners in the workplace: An interview study with excellent clinical teachers. Med Teach. 2015; 37(12):1090-7.

Huang E, Vaughn CJ, Chern H, O'Sullivan P, Kim E. An objective assessment tool for basic surgical knot-tying skills. J Surg Educ. 2015 Jul-Aug; 72(4):572-6.

Whittle AE, Buckelew SM, Satterfield JM, Lum PJ, O'Sullivan P. Addressing Adolescent Substance Use: Teaching Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) to Residents. Subst Abus. 2015; 36(3):325-31.

Braun HJ, O'Sullivan PS, Dusch MN, Antrum S, Ascher NL. Improving interprofessional collaboration: evaluation of implicit attitudes in the surgeon-nurse relationship. Int J Surg. 2015 Jan; 13:175-9.

O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Identity formation of occasional faculty developers in medical education: a qualitative study. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1467-73.

Boscardin CK, Grbic D, Grumbach K, O'Sullivan P. Educational and individual factors associated with positive change in and reaffirmation of medical students' intention to practice in underserved areas. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1490-6.

Curtis DA, O'Sullivan P. Does trainee confidence influence acceptance of feedback? Med Educ. 2014 Oct; 48(10):943-5.

Huang E, Chern H, O'Sullivan P, Cook B, McDonald E, Palmer B, Liu T, Kim E. A better way to teach knot tying: a randomized controlled trial comparing the kinesthetic and traditional methods. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):690-4.

Dusch MN, Braun HJ, O'Sullivan PS, Ascher NL. Perceptions of surgeons: what characteristics do women surgeons prefer in a colleague? Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):601-4.

Chen HC, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Ten Cate O, Teherani A. Legitimate workplace roles and activities for early learners. Med Educ. 2014 Feb; 48(2):136-45.

Chern H, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Kim E. Home Video Curriculum for Basic Surgical Skills. MedEdPORTAL. 2014.

Chern H, Kim E, O'Sullivan P. PIGS (Porcine Integrated General Surgery Simulation) Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL. 2014.

Aggarwal AK, Thompson M, Falik R, Shaw A, O'Sullivan P, Lowenstein DH. Mental illness among us: a new curriculum to reduce mental illness stigma among medical students. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Nov; 37(6):385-91.

Dusch MN, O'Sullivan PS, Ascher NL. Patient perceptions of female surgeons: how surgeon demeanor and type of surgery affect patient preference. J Surg Res. 2014 Mar; 187(1):59-64.

Beard JH, Akoko L, Mwanga A, Mkony C, O'Sullivan P. Manual laparoscopic skills development using a low-cost trainer box in Tanzania. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb; 71(1):85-90.

Chittenden EH, Anderson WG, Lai CJ, O'Sullivan P. An evaluation of interactive web-based curricula for teaching code status discussions. J Palliat Med. 2013 Sep; 16(9):1070-3.

Hauer KE, Soni K, Cornett P, Kohlwes J, Hollander H, Ranji SR, Ten Cate O, Widera E, Calton B, O'Sullivan PS. Developing entrustable professional activities as the basis for assessment of competence in an internal medicine residency: a feasibility study. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1110-4.

Hauer KE, Ten Cate O, Boscardin C, Irby DM, Iobst W, O'Sullivan PS. Understanding trust as an essential element of trainee supervision and learning in the workplace. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2014 Aug; 19(3):435-56.

Sheu L, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan PS, Kwong A, Lai CJ. Systems-based practice learning opportunities in student-run clinics: a qualitative analysis of student experiences. Acad Med. 2013 Jun; 88(6):831-6.

Hauer KE, Kohlwes J, Cornett P, Hollander H, Ten Cate O, Ranji SR, Soni K, Iobst W, O'Sullivan P. Identifying entrustable professional activities in internal medicine training. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Mar; 5(1):54-9.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Wamsley MA, Julian KA, O'Sullivan P, McCance-Katz EF, Batki SL, Satre DD, Satterfield J. Team-based learning exercise efficiently teaches brief intervention skills to medicine residents. Subst Abus. 2013; 34(4):344-9.

Chen EH, O'Sullivan PS, Pfennig CL, Leone K, Kessler CS. Assessing systems-based practice. Acad Emerg Med. 2012 Dec; 19(12):1366-71.

Vibe Fersum K, O'Sullivan P, Skouen JS, Smith A, Kvåle A. Efficacy of classification-based cognitive functional therapy in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. Eur J Pain. 2013 Jul; 17(6):916-28.

van Schaik S, Plant J, O'Sullivan P. Promoting self-directed learning through portfolios in undergraduate medical education: the mentors' perspective. Med Teach. 2013; 35(2):139-44.

Smith L, O'Sullivan P, Lo B, Chen H. An educational intervention to improve resident comfort with communication at the end of life. J Palliat Med. 2013 Jan; 16(1):54-9.

Venkatesan A, Farsani T, O'Sullivan P, Berger T. Identifying competencies in vulvar disorder management for medical students and residents: a survey of US vulvar disorder experts. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2012 Oct; 16(4):398-402.

Kalishman S, Stoddard H, O'Sullivan P. Don't manage the conflict: transform it through collaboration. Med Educ. 2012 Oct; 46(10):930-2.

Mayfield CH, Ohara PT, O'Sullivan PS. Perceptions of a mobile technology on learning strategies in the anatomy laboratory. Anat Sci Educ. 2013 Mar-Apr; 6(2):81-9.

Beard JH, O'sullivan P, Palmer BJ, Qiu M, Kim EH. Peer assisted learning in surgical skills laboratory training: a pilot study. Med Teach. 2012; 34(11):957-9.

Sheu L, Lai CJ, Coelho AD, Lin LD, Zheng P, Hom P, Diaz V, O'Sullivan PS. Impact of student-run clinics on preclinical sociocultural and interprofessional attitudes: a prospective cohort analysis. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3):1058-72.

Aronson L, Niehaus B, Hill-Sakurai L, Lai C, O'Sullivan PS. A comparison of two methods of teaching reflective ability in Year 3 medical students. Med Educ. 2012 Aug; 46(8):807-14.

Chou CL, Promes SB, Souza KH, Topp KS, O'Sullivan PS. Twelve tips for facilitating successful teleconferences. Med Teach. 2012; 34(6):445-9.

Gonzales R, Handley MA, Ackerman S, O'sullivan PS. A framework for training health professionals in implementation and dissemination science. Acad Med. 2012 Mar; 87(3):271-8.

Zheng P, Sammann A, Qiu M, Lee R, O'Sullivan P, Roberts J. Impact of preclinical exposure to organ donation on knowledge and attitudes of medical students. Prog Transplant. 2012 Mar; 22(1):79-85, 109.

Cohen JG, Sherman AE, Kiet TK, Kapp DS, Osann K, Chen LM, O'Sullivan PS, Chan JK. Characteristics of success in mentoring and research productivity - a case-control study of academic centers. Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Apr; 125(1):8-13.

Mloka DA, Omer S, Mkony CA, Kisenge RR, Macfarlane SB, O'Sullivan PS. Health professions educators as agents of change in Tanzania: creativity to implement new curricula. J Public Health Policy. 2012; 33 Suppl 1:S171-85.

Julian K, Appelle N, O'Sullivan P, Morrison EH, Wamsley M. The impact of an objective structured teaching evaluation on faculty teaching skills. Teach Learn Med. 2012; 24(1):3-7.

Leshabari S, Lubbock LA, Kaijage H, Kalala W, Koehler G, Massawe S, Muganyizi P, Macfarlane SB, O'Sullivan PS. First steps towards interprofessional health practice in Tanzania: an educational experiment in rural Bagamoyo district. J Public Health Policy. 2012; 33 Suppl 1:S138-49.

Pallangyo K, Debas HT, Lyamuya E, Loeser H, Mkony CA, O'Sullivan PS, Kaaya EE, Macfarlane SB. Partnering on education for health: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and the University of California San Francisco. J Public Health Policy. 2012; 33 Suppl 1:S13-22.

Aronson L, Kruidering M, Niehaus B, O'Sullivan P. UCSF LEAP (Learning from your Experiences as a Professional): Guidelines for Critical Reflection. MedEdPORTAL. 2012.

Aronson L, Kruidering M, O'Sullivan P. The UCSF Faculty Development Workshop on Critical Reflection in Medical Education: Training Educators to Teach and Provide Feedback on Learners' Reflections. MedEdPORTAL. 2012.

O'Sullivan PS. Reflections on the identity development of medical educators. Medical Science Educator. 2012; 22:129-132.

Satterfield JM, O'Sullivan P, Satre DD, Tsoh JY, Batki SL, Julian K, McCance-Katz EF, Wamsley M. Using standardized patients to evaluate screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) knowledge and skill acquisition for internal medicine residents. Subst Abus. 2012; 33(3):303-7.

Mkony CA, O'Sullivan PS, Owibingire SS, Fyfe MV, Omer S, Freeman P, Makubi A, Mloka DA, Portillo CJ, Leyna GH, Tarimo E, Kaaya EE, Macfarlane SB. Teaching and educational scholarship in Tanzania: faculty initiative to improve performance of health professions' students. J Public Health Policy. 2012; 33 Suppl 1:S150-70.

Satre DD, McCance-Katz EF, Moreno-John G, Julian KA, O'Sullivan PS, Satterfield JM. Using needs assessment to develop curricula for screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) in academic and community health settings. Subst Abus. 2012; 33(3):298-302.

Laponis R, O'Sullivan PS, Hollander H, Cornett P, Julian K. Educating generalists: factors of resident continuity clinic associated with perceived impact on choosing a generalist career. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):469-74.

Kohlwes RJ, Cornett P, Dandu M, Julian K, Vidyarthi A, Minichiello T, Shunk R, Jain S, Harleman E, Ranji S, Sharpe B, O'Sullivan P, Hollander H. Developing educators, investigators, and leaders during internal medicine residency: the area of distinction program. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):535-40.

Teo AR, Harleman E, O'sullivan PS, Maa J. The key role of a transition course in preparing medical students for internship. Acad Med. 2011 Jul; 86(7):860-5.

Sheu LC, Zheng P, Coelho AD, Lin LD, O'Sullivan PS, O'Brien BC, Yu AY, Lai CJ. Learning through service: student perceptions on volunteering at interprofessional hepatitis B student-run clinics. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Jun; 26(2):228-33.

van Schaik SM, Plant J, Diane S, Tsang L, O'Sullivan P. Interprofessional team training in pediatric resuscitation: a low-cost, in situ simulation program that enhances self-efficacy among participants. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Sep; 50(9):807-15.

O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Reframing research on faculty development. Acad Med. 2011 Apr; 86(4):421-8.

Keedy AW, Durack JC, Sandhu P, Chen EM, O'Sullivan PS, Breiman RS. Comparison of traditional methods with 3D computer models in the instruction of hepatobiliary anatomy. Anat Sci Educ. 2011 Mar-Apr; 4(2):84-91.

Plant JL, van Schaik SM, Sliwka DC, Boscardin CK, O'Sullivan PS. Validation of a self-efficacy instrument and its relationship to performance of crisis resource management skills. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2011 Dec; 16(5):579-90.

Young JQ, Lieu S, O'Sullivan P, Tong L. Development and initial testing of a structured clinical observation tool to assess pharmacotherapy competence. Acad Psychiatry. 2011 Jan-Feb; 35(1):27-34.

Fuhrmann CN, Halme DG, O'Sullivan PS, Lindstaedt B. Improving graduate education to support a branching career pipeline: recommendations based on a survey of doctoral students in the basic biomedical sciences. CBE Life Sci Educ. 2011; 10(3):239-49.

Chen HC, Teherani A, O'Sullivan P. How does a comprehensive clinical performance examination relate to ratings on the medical school student performance evaluation? Teach Learn Med. 2011 Jan; 23(1):12-4.

Wamsley M, Treit K, Satterfield J, Levitt D, McCance-Katz E, Moreno-John G, et al. Three Standardized Patient Cases to Measure Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Skills in Primary Care Residents. MedEdPORTAL. 2011.

Young JQ, Lieu S, O'Sullivan P, Tong L . Enhancing Pharmacotherapy Competence with Performance Assessment: Development and Initial Testing of a Structured, Clinical Observation Tool. Academic Psychiatry. 2011; 35:27-34.

Aronson L, Niehaus B, Lindow J, Robertson PA, O'Sullivan PS. Development and pilot testing of a reflective learning guide for medical education. Med Teach. 2011; 33(10):e515-21.

Dolev JC, O'Sullivan P, Berger T. The eDerm online curriculum: a randomized study of effective skin cancer teaching to medical students. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Dec; 65(6):e165-71.

Kobayashi SA, Jamshidi R, O'Sullivan P, Palmer B, Hirose S, Stewart L, Kim EH. Bringing the skills laboratory home: an affordable webcam-based personal trainer for developing laparoscopic skills. J Surg Educ. 2011 Mar-Apr; 68(2):105-9.

O'Sullivan PS, Stoddard HA, Kalishman S. Collaborative research in medical education: a discussion of theory and practice. Med Educ. 2010 Dec; 44(12):1175-84.

Aronson L, Niehaus B, DeVries CD, Siegel JR, O'Sullivan PS. Do writing and storytelling skill influence assessment of reflective ability in medical students' written reflections? Acad Med. 2010 Oct; 85(10 Suppl):S29-32.

Young JQ, Niehaus B, Lieu SC, O'Sullivan PS. Improving resident education and patient safety: a method to balance initial caseloads at academic year-end transfer. Acad Med. 2010 Sep; 85(9):1418-24.

O'Sullivan PS. Academic doctors: select but prepare. Med Educ. 2010 May; 44(5):438-9.

Feldman MD, Arean PA, Marshall SJ, Lovett M, O'Sullivan P. Does mentoring matter: results from a survey of faculty mentees at a large health sciences university. Med Educ Online. 2010 Apr 23; 15.

Shunk R, Dulay M, Julian K, Cornett P, Kohlwes J, Tarter L, Hollander H, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan P. Using the american board of internal medicine practice improvement modules to teach internal medicine residents practice improvement. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Mar; 2(1):90-5.

O'Sullivan P, Aronson L, Chittenden E, Niehaus B, Learman L. Reflective Ability Rubric and User Guide. MedEdPORTAL. 2010.

Young JQ, Niehaus B, Lieu SC, O'Sullivan PS. Adapting Mental Workload Theory to Construct Balanced Caseloads in Outpatient Continuity Clinics: A Method to Improve Resident Education and Patient Safety. Academic Medicine. 2010; 85:1418-1424.

McSweeney JC, O'Sullivan P, Cleves MA, Lefler LL, Cody M, Moser DK, Dunn K, Kovacs M, Crane PB, Ramer L, Messmer PR, Garvin BJ, Zhao W. Racial differences in women's prodromal and acute symptoms of myocardial infarction. Am J Crit Care. 2010 Jan; 19(1):63-73.

Sanchez R, Sloan SR, Josephson CD, Ambruso DR, Hillyer CD, O'Sullivan P. Consensus recommendations of pediatric transfusion medicine objectives for clinical pathology residency training programs. Transfusion. 2010 May; 50(5):1071-8.

Teherani A, O'Sullivan PS, Lovett M, Hauer KE. Categorization of unprofessional behaviours identified during administration of and remediation after a comprehensive clinical performance examination using a validated professionalism framework. Med Teach. 2009 Nov; 31(11):1007-12.

Hauer KE, Chou CL, Souza KH, Henry D, Loeser H, Burke C, Mayfield C, O'Sullivan PS. Impact of an in-person versus web-based practice standardized patient examination on student performance on a subsequent high-stakes standardized patient examination. Teach Learn Med. 2009 Oct; 21(4):284-90.

Chen HC, Tan JP, O'Sullivan P, Boscardin C, Li A, Muller J. Impact of an information retrieval and management curriculum on medical student citations. Acad Med. 2009 Oct; 84(10 Suppl):S38-41.

Taché S, Mbembati N, Marshall N, Tendick F, Mkony C, O'Sullivan P. Addressing gaps in surgical skills training by means of low-cost simulation at Muhimbili University in Tanzania. Hum Resour Health. 2009 Jul 27; 7:64.

Moses AS, Skinner DH, Hicks E, O'Sullivan PS. Developing an educator network: the effect of a teaching scholars program in the health professions on networking and productivity. Teach Learn Med. 2009 Jul; 21(3):175-9.

Chittenden EH, Henry D, Saxena V, Loeser H, O'Sullivan PS. Transitional clerkship: an experiential course based on workplace learning theory. Acad Med. 2009 Jul; 84(7):872-6.

Hansra NK, O'Sullivan P, Chen CL, Berger TG. Medical school dermatology curriculum: are we adequately preparing primary care physicians? J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Jul; 61(1):23-29.e1.

Saxena V, O'Sullivan PS, Teherani A, Irby DM, Hauer KE. Remediation techniques for student performance problems after a comprehensive clinical skills assessment. Acad Med. 2009 May; 84(5):669-76.

Hauer KE, Teherani A, Kerr KM, Irby DM, O'Sullivan PS. Consequences within medical schools for students with poor performance on a medical school standardized patient comprehensive assessment. Acad Med. 2009 May; 84(5):663-8.

Aronson L, Chittenden E, O'Sullivan P. A faculty development workshop in teaching reflection. Med Educ. 2009 May; 43(5):499.

Kruidering-Hall M, O'Sullivan PS, Chou CL. Teaching feedback to first-year medical students: long-term skill retention and accuracy of student self-assessment. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Jun; 24(6):721-6.

O'Sullivan PS, Niehaus B, Lockspeiser TM, Irby DM. Becoming an academic doctor: perceptions of scholarly careers. Med Educ. 2009 Apr; 43(4):335-41.

Wamsley M , Ng R, Chang A, Hauer K, OSullivan P, Alpers L, et al.. Joe Thornton: Teaching and Assessing Medical Students Chronic Disease Management Skills Utilizing the Chronic Care Model and a Standardized Patient. MedEdPORTAL. 2009.

Gathright MM, Thrush C, Jarvis R, Hicks E, Cargile C, Clardy J, O'Sullivan P. Identifying areas for curricular program improvement based on perceptions of skills, competencies, and performance. Acad Psychiatry. 2009 Jan-Feb; 33(1):37-42.

Omer S, Hickson G, Taché S, Blind R, Masters S, Loeser H, Souza K, Mkony C, Debas H, O'Sullivan P. Applying innovative educational principles when classes grow and resources are limited: Biochemistry experiences at Muhimbili University of Allied Health Sciences. Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2008 Nov; 36(6):387-94.

Hauer KE, Durning SJ, Kernan WN, Fagan MJ, Mintz M, O'Sullivan PS, Battistone M, DeFer T, Elnicki M, Harrell H, Reddy S, Boscardin CK, Schwartz MD. Factors associated with medical students' career choices regarding internal medicine. JAMA. 2008 Sep 10; 300(10):1154-64.

Cloyd J, Holtzman D, O'Sullivan P, Sammann A, Tendick F, Ascher N. Operating room assist: surgical mentorship and operating room experience for preclerkship medical students. J Surg Educ. 2008 Jul-Aug; 65(4):275-82.

Saxena V, Natarajan P, O'Sullivan PS, Jain S. Effect of the use of instructional anatomy videos on student performance. Anat Sci Educ. 2008 Jul-Aug; 1(4):159-65.

Souza KH, Kamin C, O'Sullivan P, Moses A, Heestand D. Organizational models of educational technology in U.S. and Canadian medical schools. Acad Med. 2008 Jul; 83(7):691-9.

Hansra NK, Berger TG, O'Sullivan P, Chittenden EH. Skin findings in palliative care patients. J Palliat Med. 2008 Jul; 11(6):834-7.

van Schaik SM, Von Kohorn I, O'Sullivan P. Pediatric resident confidence in resuscitation skills relates to mock code experience. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Oct; 47(8):777-83.

Learman LA, Autry AM, O'Sullivan P. Reliability and validity of reflection exercises for obstetrics and gynecology residents. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Apr; 198(4):461.e1-8; discussion 461.e8-10.

Wiggins MN, Harper RA, Landes RD, O'Sullivan PS. Effects of repeated oral examinations on ophthalmology residents. Br J Ophthalmol. 2008 Apr; 92(4):530-3.

Teherani A, Hauer KE, O'Sullivan P. Can simulations measure empathy? Considerations on how to assess behavioral empathy via simulations. Patient Educ Couns. 2008 May; 71(2):148-52.

Newton BW, Barber L, Clardy J, Cleveland E, O'Sullivan P. Is there hardening of the heart during medical school? Acad Med. 2008 Mar; 83(3):244-9.

Thrush CR, Putten JV, Rapp CG, Pearson LC, Berry KS, O'Sullivan PS. Content Validation of the Organizational Climate for Research Integrity (OCRI) Survey. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2007 Dec; 2(4):35-52.

Julian KA, O'Sullivan PS, Vener MH, Wamsley MA. Teaching Residents to Teach: The Impact of a Multi-Disciplinary Longitudinal Curriculum to Improve Teaching Skills. Med Educ Online. 2007 Dec; 12(1):4467.

Hauer KE, Teherani A, Irby DM, Kerr KM, O'Sullivan PS. Approaches to medical student remediation after a comprehensive clinical skills examination. Med Educ. 2008 Jan; 42(1):104-12.

Dance MA, Jamshidi R, O'Sullivan P. Facilitated web-based case discussions in surgery. Med Educ. 2007 Nov; 41(11):1092-3.

Thrush CR, Hicks EK, Tariq SG, Johnson AM, Clardy JA, O'Sullivan PS, Williams DK. Optimal learning environments from the perspective of resident physicians and associations with accreditation length. Acad Med. 2007 Oct; 82(10 Suppl):S121-5.

Carline JD, O'Sullivan PS, Gruppen LD, Richardson-Nassif K. Crafting Successful Relationships with the IRB. Acad Med. 2007 Oct; 82(10 Suppl):S57-60.

Hauer KE, Teherani A, Kerr KM, O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Student performance problems in medical school clinical skills assessments. Acad Med. 2007 Oct; 82(10 Suppl):S69-72.

Bradford JY, O'Sullivan PS. The relationship between the use of health clinics in rural Mississippi schools and the CHIP-AE adolescent health profile. J Sch Nurs. 2007 Oct; 23(5):293-8.

Sammann A, Tendick F, Ward D, Zaid H, O'Sullivan P, Ascher N. A surgical skills elective to expose preclinical medical students to surgery. J Surg Res. 2007 Oct; 142(2):287-94.

Teherani A, O'Sullivan P, Aagaard EM, Morrison EH, Irby DM. Student perceptions of the one minute preceptor and traditional preceptor models. Med Teach. 2007 May; 29(4):323-7.

Loeser H, O'Sullivan P, Irby DM. Leadership lessons from curricular change at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Acad Med. 2007 Apr; 82(4):324-30.

Davis RL, Wiggins MN, Mercado CC, O'Sullivan PS. Defining the core competency of professionalism based on the patient's perception. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2007 Jan-Feb; 35(1):51-4.

Kane JM, Burns RE, O'Sullivan PS, Hart TJ, Thomas JR, Harrison IA . Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of the Transition from Paper and Pencil to Computer Assessment in the Medical Microscopic Anatomy Curriculum. Journal of the International Association of Medical Educators. 2007; 15:85-91.

Lockspeiser TM, O'Sullivan P, Teherani A, Muller J. Understanding the experience of being taught by peers: the value of social and cognitive congruence. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2008 Aug; 13(3):361-72.

Moses AS, Heestand DE, Doyle LL, O'Sullivan PS. Impact of a teaching scholars program. Acad Med. 2006 Oct; 81(10 Suppl):S87-90.

Bradford JY, O'Sullivan PS. Use of health services by ninth grade adolescents in rural Mississippi. J Miss State Med Assoc. 2006 Oct; 47(10):295-300.

Hauer KE, Teherani A, Kerr KM, O'sullivan PS, Irby DM. Impact of the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 2 Clinical Skills exam on medical school clinical skills assessment. Acad Med. 2006 Oct; 81(10 Suppl):S13-6.

O'Sullivan P, Brown M, Hartnett B, Mayo JR. Central line pump infusion and large volume mediastinal contrast extravasation in CT. Br J Radiol. 2006 Aug; 79(944):e75-7.

Kamin CS, O'Sullivan P, Deterding RR, Younger M, Wade T. A case study of teaching presence in virtual problem-based learning groups. Med Teach. 2006 Aug; 28(5):425-8.

O'Sullivan P, Müller NL. Pulmonary and nodal multiple myeloma mimicking lymphoma. Br J Radiol. 2006 Jul; 79(943):e25-7.

Kamin C, Souza KH, Heestand D, Moses A, O'Sullivan P. Educational technology infrastructure and services in North American medical schools. Acad Med. 2006 Jul; 81(7):632-7.

O'Sullivan P, O'Dwyer H, Flint J, Munk PL, Muller NL. Malignant chest wall neoplasms of bone and cartilage: a pictorial review of CT and MR findings. Br J Radiol. 2007 Aug; 80(956):678-84.

O'Sullivan P, O'Dwyer H, Flint J, Munk PL, Muller N. Soft tissue tumours and mass-like lesions of the chest wall: a pictorial review of CT and MR findings. Br J Radiol. 2007 Jul; 80(955):574-80.

Moseley TH, Wiggins MN, O'Sullivan P. Effects of presentation method on the understanding of informed consent. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006 Aug; 90(8):990-3.

Chou CL, Topp KS, O'Sullivan P. Multidisciplinary teaching of the musculoskeletal physical examination. Med Educ. 2006 May; 40(5):481-2.

Viegas SM, Richards KC, Beck CK, Lambert CW, O'Sullivan PS, Cole CS, Hutchison L, Shue VM. Predictors of daytime sleep in nursing home residents with dementia. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2006; 12(5):286-293.

Simpson KC, Richards KC, Enderlin CA, O'Sullivan PS, Koehn M. Medications and sleep in nursing home residents with dementia. Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 2006; 12:279-285.

Jarvis RM, Guise JB, Clardy JA, Thrush CR, Moses A, O'Sullivan P. GME Showcase Portfolio Assessment. MedEdPORTAL. 2006.

Safar AM, O'Sullivan P, Ray L, Hutchins L, Mehta P. Editorial clubs as a new teaching tool in postgraduate training. J Cancer Educ. 2006; 21(3):163-5.

O'Sullivan PS, Heard JK, Petty M, Mercado CC, Hicks E. Educational development program for residency program directors and coordinators. Teach Learn Med. 2006; 18(2):142-9.

Richards KC, Beck C, O'Sullivan PS, Shue VM. Effect of individualized social activity on sleep in nursing home residents with dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2005 Sep; 53(9):1510-7.

Richards KC, Beck C, Shue VM, O'Sullivan PS. Demographic and sleep characteristics in cognitively impaired nursing home residents with and without severe sleep/wake pattern inefficiency. Issues Ment Health Nurs. 2005 Aug-Sep; 26(7):751-69.

Beck C, Heacock P, Mercer SO, Doan R, O'Sullivan PS, Stevenson JG, Schnelle JF, Hoskins JG. Sustaining a best-care practice in a nursing home. J Healthc Qual. 2005 Jul-Aug; 27(4):5-16.

Ludwig RL, Turner LW, O'Sullivan PS. Predictors of patient education by bone densitometry technologists. Radiol Technol. 2005 May-Jun; 76(5):354-64.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS. Balance, mobility, and falls among community-dwelling elderly persons: effects of a rehabilitation exercise program. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 Apr; 84(4):238-50.

O'Sullivan PS, Petty MP, Heard JK. Development Program for Residency Program Directors and Coordinators. MedEdPORTAL. 2005.

Thrush CR, O'Sullivan PS, Clardy JA, Vander Putten J, Kamin C. Portfolio assessment and self-directed learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly. 2005; 9(3):240-244.

Petty ME, Allen RM, O'Sullivan PS, Heard JK. Facilitating curricular change: An institutional approach to aiding residency program directors' efforts with ACGME competencies. Annals of Behavioral Science and Medical Education. 2005; 11:114-118.

Cogbill KK, O'Sullivan PS, Clardy J. Residents' perception of effectiveness of twelve evaluation methods for measuring competency. Acad Psychiatry. 2005; 29(1):76-81.

Coleman EA, Stewart CB, Wilson S, Cantrell MJ, O'Sullivan P, Carthron DO, Wood LC. An evaluation of standardized patients in improving clinical breast examinations for military women. Cancer Nurs. 2004 Nov-Dec; 27(6):474-82.

Heard JK, O'Sullivan P, Smith CE, Harper RA, Schexnayder SM. An institutional system to monitor and improve the quality of residency education. Acad Med. 2004 Sep; 79(9):858-64.

West D, Adams B, O'Sullivan P, Hall-Barrow J, Hine RJ. Developing a diabetes review course for rural health professionals using videoconferencing. Diabetes Educ. 2004 Mar-Apr; 30(2):210-2, 214-6, 219-21.

O'Sullivan PS, Reckase MD, McClain T, Savidge MA, Clardy JA. Demonstration of portfolios to assess competency of residents. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2004; 9(4):309-23.

McClain T, O'Sullivan PS, Clardy JA. Biopsychosocial formulation: recognizing educational shortcomings. Acad Psychiatry. 2004; 28(2):88-94.

Jarvis RM, O'Sullivan PS, McClain T, Clardy JA. Can one portfolio measure the six ACGME general competencies? Acad Psychiatry. 2004; 28(3):190-6.

McSweeney J, O'Sullivan P, Moser D, Clark L, Green A, Knight D. Recognizing prodromal symptoms in women at risk for coronary heart disease. The Female Patient. 2004; 29(8):10-14.

McSweeney JC, O'Sullivan P, Cody M, Crane PB. Development of the McSweeney Acute and Prodromal Myocardial Infarction Symptom Survey. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2004 Jan-Feb; 19(1):58-67.

McSweeney JC, Cody M, O'Sullivan P, Elberson K, Moser DK, Garvin BJ. Women's early warning symptoms of acute myocardial infarction. Circulation. 2003 Nov 25; 108(21):2619-23.

Kahn RF, O'Sullivan P, Vannatta PM. Supermarket tour: the effect of presentation mode on nutrition knowledge and attitudes. Fam Med. 2003 Nov-Dec; 35(10):721-5.

Souder E, O'Sullivan P. Disruptive behaviors of older adults in an institutional setting. Staff time required to manage disruptions. J Gerontol Nurs. 2003 Aug; 29(8):31-6.

Coleman EA, Lord J, Heard J, Coon S, Cantrell M, Mohrmann C, O'Sullivan P. The Delta project: increasing breast cancer screening among rural minority and older women by targeting rural healthcare providers. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2003 Jul-Aug; 30(4):669-77.

Davila DG, Richards KC, Marshall BL, O'Sullivan PS, Osbahr LA, Huddleston RB, Jordan JC. Oximeter's acquisition parameter influences the profile of respiratory disturbances. Sleep. 2003 Feb 01; 26(1):91-5.

Kamin C, O'Sullivan P, Deterding R, Younger M. A comparison of critical thinking in groups of third-year medical students in text, video, and virtual PBL case modalities. Acad Med. 2003 Feb; 78(2):204-11.

Vessey JA, Duffy M, O'Sullivan P, Swanson M. Assessing teasing in school-age youth. Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs. 2003 Jan-Mar; 26(1):1-11.

Means KM, O'Sullivan PS, Rodell DE. Psychosocial effects of an exercise program in older persons who fall. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2003 Jan-Feb; 40(1):49-58.

Zraick RI, Dennie TM, Tabbal SD, Hutton TJ, Hicks GM, O'Sullivan PS. Reliability of speech intelligibility ratings using the unified Parkinson's Disease rating scale. Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology. 2003; 11:227-240.

Lord J, Heard JK, Coleman EA, Coon S, Cantrell M, Mohrmann CC, O'Sullivan P. Strategies for increasing physicians', nurses', and mammography technicians' participation in research. J Cancer Educ. 2003; 18(2):78-80.

Coleman EA, Coon SK, Mattox SG, O'Sullivan P. Symptom management and successful outpatient transplantation for patients with multiple myeloma. Cancer Nurs. 2002 Dec; 25(6):452-60.

Davila DG, Richards KC, Marshall BL, O'Sullivan PS, Gregory TG, Hernandez VJ, Rice SI. Oximeter performance: the influence of acquisition parameters. Chest. 2002 Nov; 122(5):1654-60.

O'Sullivan P, Greene C. Portfolios: possibilities for addressing emergency medicine resident competencies. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Nov; 9(11):1305-9.

Beck CK, Vogelpohl TS, Rasin JH, Uriri JT, O'Sullivan P, Walls R, Phillips R, Baldwin B. Effects of behavioral interventions on disruptive behavior and affect in demented nursing home residents. Nurs Res. 2002 Jul-Aug; 51(4):219-28.

Gilbert GE, Basco WT, Blue AV, O'Sullivan PS. Predictive validity of the Medical College Admissions Test Writing Sample for the United States medical licensing examination steps 1 and 2. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2002; 7(3):191-200.

O'Sullivan PS, Cogbill KK, McClain T, Reckase MD, Clardy JA. Portfolios as a novel approach for residency evaluation. Acad Psychiatry. 2002; 26(3):173-9.

Coleman EA, O'Sullivan P. Racial differences in breast cancer screening among women from 65 to 74 years of age: trends from 1987-1993 and barriers to screening. J Women Aging. 2001; 13(3):23-39.

Kamin CS, O'Sullivan PS, Younger M, Deterding R. Measuring critical thinking in problem-based learning discourse. Teach Learn Med. 2001; 13(1):27-35.

Richards KC, O'Sullivan PS, Phillips RL. Measurement of sleep in critically ill patients. J Nurs Meas. 2000 Fall-Winter; 8(2):131-44.

Vessey JA, O'Sullivan P. A study of children's concepts of their internal bodies: a comparison of children with and without congenital heart disease. J Pediatr Nurs. 2000 Oct; 15(5):292-8.

Means KM, O'Sullivan PS. Modifying a functional obstacle course to test balance and mobility in the community. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2000 Sep-Oct; 37(5):621-32.

Stevenson JG, Beck C, Heacock P, Mercer SO, O'Sullivan PS, Hoskins JA, Doan R, Schnelle JF. A conceptual framework for achieving high-quality care in nursing homes. J Healthc Qual. 2000 Jul-Aug; 22(4):31-6.

Souder E, O'Sullivan PS. Nursing documentation versus standardized assessment of cognitive status in hospitalized medical patients. Appl Nurs Res. 2000 Feb; 13(1):29-36.

Means KM, O'Sullivan PS, Rodell DE. Balance, mobility, and falls among elderly African American women. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2000 Jan-Feb; 79(1):30-9.

Richards KC, O'Sullivan PS, Phillips RL. The Richards-Campbell Sleep Questionnaire: Measurement of sleep in critically ill patients. Journal of Nursing Measurement. 2000; 8(2):131-145.

Souder E, Heithoff K, O'Sullivan PS, Lancaster AE, Beck C. Identifying patterns of disruptive behavior in long-term care residents. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1999 Jul; 47(7):830-6.

Souder E, Heithoff K, O'Sullivan P, Lancaster AE, Beck C. Contexts and impacts of disruptive behavior in institutionalized elders. Aging & Mental Health. 1999; 3(1):54-68.

Souder E, O'Sullivan P, Pechenik G. A comparison of scoring criteria for Clock Drawing Test. Journal of Clinical Geropsychology. 1999; 5(2):139-145.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS. Obstacle course performance and risk of falling in community-dwelling elderly persons. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1998 Dec; 79(12):1570-6.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS, Winger RM. Comparison of a functional obstacle course with an index of clinical gait and balance and postural sway. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 1998 Sep; 53(5):M331-5.

Beck C, Frank L, Chumbler NR, O'Sullivan P, Vogelpohl TS, Rasin J, Walls R, Baldwin B. Correlates of disruptive behavior in severely cognitively impaired nursing home residents. Gerontologist. 1998 Apr; 38(2):189-98.

Vaughan-Wrobel BC, O'Sullivan P, Smith L. Evaluating critical thinking skills of baccalaureate nursing students. J Nurs Educ. 1997 Dec; 36(10):485-8.

O'Brien GM, Stein MD, Zierler S, Shapiro M, O'Sullivan P, Woolard R. Use of the ED as a regular source of care: associated factors beyond lack of health insurance. Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Sep; 30(3):286-91.

O'Sullivan PS, Weinberg E, Boll AG, Nelson TR. Students' educational activities during clerkship. Acad Med. 1997 Apr; 72(4):308-13.

O'Brien GM, Shapiro MJ, Fagan MJ, Woolard RW, O'Sullivan PS, Stein MD. Do internists and emergency physicians agree on the appropriateness of emergency department visits? J Gen Intern Med. 1997 Mar; 12(3):188-91.

Coleman EA, Honeycutt G, Ogden B, McMillan DE, O'Sullivan PS, Light K, Wingfield W. Assessing substance abuse among health care students and the efficacy of educational interventions. J Prof Nurs. 1997 Jan-Feb; 13(1):28-37.

Beck C, Heithoff K, Baldwin B, Cuffel B, O'Sullivan P, Chumbler NR. Assessing disruptive behavior in older adults: The Disruptive Behavior Scale. Aging & Mental Health. 1997; 1(1):71-79.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS. Performance-based prevention/rehabilitation of falls in elderly veterans. Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports. 1997; 34106.

Wiseman EJ, Souder E, O'Sullivan P. Neuropsychological test performance of older and younger patients with alcohol dependence. Clinical Gerontologist. 1997; 17(3):66-68.

O'Sullivan PS, Blevins-Stephens WL, Smith FM, Vaughan-Wrobel B. Addressing the National League for Nursing critical-thinking outcome. Nurse Educ. 1997 Jan-Feb; 22(1):23-9.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS, Cranford LA. Rehabilitation of elderly fallers: pilot study of a low to moderate intensity exercise program. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 1996 Oct; 77(10):1030-6.

Stein MD, Wilkinson J, Berglas N, O'Sullivan P. Prevalence and detection of illicit drug disorders among hospitalized patients. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 1996 Aug; 22(3):463-71.

Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS. Use of an obstacle course to assess balance and mobility in the elderly. A validation study. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 1996 Mar-Apr; 75(2):88-95.

O'Brien GM, Shapiro MJ, Woolard RW, O'Sullivan PS, Stein MD. "Inappropriate" emergency department use: a comparison of three methodologies for identification. Acad Emerg Med. 1996 Mar; 3(3):252-7.

Wiseman EJ, Souder E, O'Sullivan P. Relation of denial of alcohol problems to neurocognitive impairment and depression. Psychiatr Serv. 1996 Mar; 47(3):306-8.

Wiseman EJ, Souder E, O'Sullivan P. Age and denial of alcoholism severity. Clinical Gerontologist. 1996; 17(1):55-58.

Drummond SS, Danger J, Casey BE, O'Sullivan P. Visual recognition training of older adults with speech spectrograms. Perceptual & Motor Skills. 1996; 82(2):379-382.

Jeremiah J, O'Sullivan P, Stein MD. Who leaves against medical advice? J Gen Intern Med. 1995 Jul; 10(7):403-5.

Moore AA, Dorros C, Kiel DP, O'Sullivan PS, Silliman RA. Preventive health attitudes and practices of elderly persons attending senior centers. R I Med. 1995 Apr; 78(4):115-7.

Stern DT, Linzer M, O'Sullivan PS, Weld L. Evaluating medical residents' literature-appraisal skills. Acad Med. 1995 Feb; 70(2):152-4.

Vessey JA, O'Sullivan P, Monsen RB . The hot fudge sundae road to tenure. Nurse Educator. 1995; 7:121-124.

O'Sullivan PS, Pinsker J, Jeremiah J, Wartman SA. A learner-centered journal club. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1995; 7:121-124.

Beck DE, Aceves-Blumenthal C, Jirak J, Kawahara N, Morris N, O'Sullivan PS. Recognizing volunteer practitioner-educators through intrinsic and extrinsic incentives. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 1995; 59:105-113.

Beck DE, Boh LE, O'Sullivan PS. Evaluating student performance in the experiential setting with confidence. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 1995; 59:236-247.

Beck DE, O'Sullivan PS, Boh LE. Increasing the accuracy of observer ratings by enhancing cognitive processing skills. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. 1995; 59:228-235.

Weinberg E, O'Sullivan P, Boll AG, Nelson TR. The cost of third-year clerkships at large nonuniversity teaching hospitals. JAMA. 1994 Sep 07; 272(9):669-73.

Research from the research utilization project environmental temperatures. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 1994; 23:341-344.

Epstein LC, Hayes J, Arnold L, O'Sullivan P, et al. On becoming a physician: perspectives of students in combined baccalaureate-M.D. degree programs. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1994; 6:102-107.

Reuben SS, Dunn SM, Duprat KM, O'Sullivan P. An intrathecal fentanyl dose- response study in lower extremity revascularization procedures. Anesthesiology. 1994; 81(6):1371-1375.

Stein MD, Bonanno J, O'Sullivan PS, Wachtel TJ. Changes in the pattern of drug overdoses. J Gen Intern Med. 1993 Apr; 8(4):179-84.

Coustan DR, Carpenter MW, O'Sullivan PS, Carr SR. Gestational diabetes: predictors of subsequent disordered glucose metabolism. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Apr; 168(4):1139-44; discussion 1144-5.

Fried TR, Stein MD, O'Sullivan PS, Brock DW, Novack DH. Limits of patient autonomy. Physician attitudes and practices regarding life-sustaining treatments and euthanasia. Arch Intern Med. 1993 Mar 22; 153(6):722-8.

Stein MD, O'Sullivan PS, Ellis RJ, et al. Utilization of medical services by drug abusers in detoxification. Journal of Substance Abuse. 1993; 5(2):187-193.

Stein M, O'Sullivan P, Wachtel T, Fisher A, Mikolich D, Sepe S, Fort G, Carpenter C, Skowron G, Mayer K. Causes of death in persons with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Am J Med. 1992 Oct; 93(4):387-90.

Turner-Henson A, Holaday B, O'Sullivan P. Sampling rare pediatric populations. J Pediatr Nurs. 1992 Oct; 7(5):329-34.

Wartman SA, O'Sullivan PS, Cyr MG. Ambulatory-based residency education: improving the congruence of teaching, learning, and patient care. Ann Intern Med. 1992 Jun 15; 116(12 Pt 2):1071-5.

Stein MD, O'Sullivan P, Rubenstein L, Weller P, Wachtel T. The ambulatory care of HIV-infected persons: a survey of physician practice patterns. J Gen Intern Med. 1992 Mar-Apr; 7(2):180-6.

O'Sullivan P, Mahoney G, Robinson C. Perceptions of pediatricians' helpfulness: A national study of mothers of young disabled children. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 1992; 34(12):1064-1071.

Mahoney G, O'Sullivan PS, Robinson C. The family environments of children with disabilities. Topics in Early Childhood and Special Education. 1992; 12:386-402.

Dunn SM, Steinberg RB, O'Sullivan PS, Goolishian WT, Villa EA. A fractured epidural needle: case report and study. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 1992; 75(6):1050-1052.

Kiel DP, O'Sullivan PS, Ellis PJ, Wartman SA. Alumni perspectives comparing a general internal medicine program and a traditional medicine program. J Gen Intern Med. 1991 Nov-Dec; 6(6):544-52.

Wachtel TJ, Tetu-Mouradjian LM, Goldman DL, Ellis SE, O'Sullivan PS. Hyperosmolarity and acidosis in diabetes mellitus: a three-year experience in Rhode Island. J Gen Intern Med. 1991 Nov-Dec; 6(6):495-502.

Stein MD, Leibman B, Wachtel TJ, Carpenter CC, Fisher A, Durand L, O'Sullivan PS, Mayer KH. HIV-positive women: reasons they are tested for HIV and their clinical characteristics on entry into the health care system. J Gen Intern Med. 1991 Jul-Aug; 6(4):286-9.

Kiel DP, O'Sullivan P, Teno JM, Mor V. Health care utilization and functional status in the aged following a fall. Med Care. 1991 Mar; 29(3):221-8.

Horns PN, O'Sullivan P, Goodman R. The use of progressive indicators as predictors of NCLEX-RN success and performance of BSN graduates. J Nurs Educ. 1991 Jan; 30(1):9-14.

Epstein LC, O'Sullivan PS, Lindley DW. Use of the matriculating student questionnaire with students from an eight-year combined baccalaureate-medical degree program. Acad Med. 1991 Jan; 66(1):58.

Camp-Sorrell D, O'Sullivan P. Effects of continuing education: Pain assessment and documentation. Cancer Nursing. 1991; 14(1):49-54.

O'Sullivan PS, Pinsker J, Landau C. Evaluation strategies selected by residents: the role of self-assessment, training level and sex. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1991; 3(2):101-107.

Berland B, Wachtel TJ, Kiel DP, O'Sullivan PS, Phillips E. Patient characteristics associated with the use of mechanical restraints. J Gen Intern Med. 1990 Nov-Dec; 5(6):480-5.

Wachtel TJ, O'Sullivan P. Practice guidelines to reduce testing in the hospital. J Gen Intern Med. 1990 Jul-Aug; 5(4):335-41.

Wartman SA, O'Sullivan PS, Cyr MG. The service/education conflict in residency programs: a model for resolution. J Gen Intern Med. 1990 Jan-Feb; 5(1 Suppl):S59-69.

The relationship of attitude, subjective norm, and behavioral intent to the documentation behavior of nurses. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice. 1990; 4(1):47-60.

Mahoney G, O'Sullivan P. Early intervention practices with families of children with handicaps. Mental Retardation. 1990; 28(3):169-176.

Mahoney G, O'Sullivan P, Dennebaum J. Maternal perceptions of early intervention services: A Scale for assessing family focused intervention. Topics of Early Childhood Special Education. 1990; 10:1-15.

O'Sullivan PS, Goodman PA. Involving practicing nurses in research. Applied Nursing Research. 1990; 3(4):169-173.

Mahoney G, O'Sullivan P, Dennebaum J. A national study of mother's perception of family focused intervention. Journal of Early Intervention. 1990; 14:133-146.

Gargiulo RM, O'Sullivan P, Stephens D, Goldman R. Sibling relationships in mildly mentally retarded and nonretarded children. National Forum in Special Education. 1990; 1:20-32.

Wartman SA, O'Sullivan PS. The case for a national center for health professions education research. Acad Med. 1989 Jun; 64(6):295-9.

Pearman P, Hunter G, Hendricks C, O'Sullivan P. Comparison of hydrostatic weighing and bioelectric impedance measurements in determining body composition pre- and postdehydration. The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. 1989; 10:451-455.

Mahoney G, O'Sullivan P, Fors S. The family practices of service providers for young handicapped children. Infant Mental Health Journal. 1989; 10(2):135-142.

Special education practices with young handicapped children. Journal of Early Intervention. 1989; 13:261-268.

Brock AM, O'Sullivan P. Nursingconnections. A study to determine the relationship between the method of organizing nursing care delivery and job satisfaction of nursing personnel. 1988; 1(1):31-41.

Camp LD, O'Sullivan PS. Comparison of medical, surgical and oncology patients' descriptions of pain and nurses' documentation of pain assessments. J Adv Nurs. 1987 Sep; 12(5):593-8.

Corb DF, Pinkston D, Harden RS, O'Sullivan P, Fecteau L. Changes in students' perceptions of the professional role. Physical Therapy. 1987; 67(2):226-233.

Schwertner RM, Pinkston D, O'Sullivan P, Denton B. Transition from student to physical therapist: changes in perceptions of professional role and relationship between perceptions and job satisfaction. Physical Therapy. 1987; 67(5):695-701.

Gargiulo RM, O'Sullivan PS, Barr NJ. Assessment of learned helplessness in retarded and nonretarded children: a methodological investigation. Journal of Human Behavior and Learning. 1987; 4(3):33-42.

Quinn CM, O'Sullivan PS, Patterson ET . Effects of route of fluid administration on severity of side effects with postmetrizamidemyelogram. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing. 1987; 19(5):261-265.

Gargiulo RM, O'Sullivan PS, Barr NJ . Learned helplessness in reflective and impulsive mentally retarded and nonretarded children. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. 1987; 25:269-272.

Boodoo GM, O'Sullivan PS. Assessing pediatric clerkship evaluations using generalizability theory. Eval Health Prof. 1986 Dec; 9(4):467-86.

Bradford JY, O'Sullivan PS. A new CPR form you can use. Nursing. 1986 Sep; 16(9):40-5.

Sherer CL, Clelland J, O'Sullivan P, Doleys DM, Canan B. The effects of two sites of high frequency vibration on cutaneous pain threshold. Pain. 1986; 25(1):133-138.

Mildly mentally retarded and nonretarded children's learned helplessness. American Journal of Mental Deficiency. 1986; 91(2):203-206.

Clayton GA, Sapp GL, O'Sullivan PS, Hall L. Comparative validity of two WAIS-R short forms with vocational rehabilitation clients. Perceptual and motor skills. 1986; 63:1303-1308.

O'Sullivan P. Detecting communication problems. Nursing Management. 1985; 23(12):6-12.

From wife to widow: Role transition in the elderly. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services. 1985; 23(12):6-12.

Brock AM, O'Sullivan PS. A study to determine what variables predict institutionalization of elderly people. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 1985; 10(6):533-537.

McCall P, Sparger G, O'Sullivan PS. Analyzing communication patterns between an ED manager and staff members. J Emerg Nurs. 1984 Jul-Aug; 10(4):229-32.

Bradford JY, O'Sullivan PS. Development of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation form. J Emerg Nurs. 1984 Mar-Apr; 10(2):65-8.

McCall P, Sparger G, O'Sullivan P . Analyzing communication patterns between an ED manager and staff members. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 1984; 10(4):229-232.

Boodoo GM, O'Sullivan P. Obtaining generalizability coefficients for clinical evaluations. Eval Health Prof. 1982 Sep; 5(3):345-58.

McCall P, O'Sullivan PS. Vital sign documentation and primary nursing in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 1982 Jul-Aug; 8(4):187-90.

McCall P, O'Sullivan PS. Vital sign documentation and primary nurses in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 1982; 8(4):187-190.

An easy method to detect communication problems. Quality Circle Digest. 1982; 2:78-82.

O'Sullivan PS, Piper MK, Carbonari JP. A model for the effect of an inservice program on junior high school student science achievement. Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 1981; 18:199-207.

The National Teacher Examination: Can it Predict Classroom Performance. Phi Delta Kappan. 1980; 62:401.

O'Sullivan PS, Pecsok RS. MCT: An alternative in high school chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education. 1977; 54(1):43-44.

A semiempirical theory of diamagnetic susceptibilities with particular emphasis on oxygen containing molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1970; 92:25-32.

O'Sullivan PS, Hameka HF, de la Vega J. On the structure of cyclopentadiene. Chemical Physics Letters. 1970; 5:123-125.

O'Sullivan PS, Hameka HF, de la Vega J. Calculation of bond angles in five-membered conjugated ring systems. Chemical Physics Letters. 1970; 5:576-578.

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