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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
  6. 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 Dec; 42(6):759-764. View in PubMed
  7. Hauer KE, O'Sullivan PS, Fitzhenry K, Boscardin C. Translating Theory Into Practice: Implementing a Program of Assessment. Acad Med. 2018 03; 93(3):444-450. View in PubMed
  8. 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 Jul - Aug; 75(4):1087-1095. View in PubMed
  9. 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 Dec; 42(6):765-772. 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
  11. 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. 2018 07; 216(1):155-159. View in PubMed
  12. 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 11; 92(11):1622-1631. View in PubMed
  13. 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 01; 226(1):80-90. View in PubMed
  14. 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. View in PubMed
  15. 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. View in PubMed
  16. 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 05; 92(5):684-693. View in PubMed
  17. 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. View in PubMed
  18. 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
  19. 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. View in PubMed
  20. 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. View in PubMed
  21. 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. View in PubMed
  22. 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. View in PubMed
  23. 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 03; 209:184-190. View in PubMed
  24. 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. View in PubMed
  25. 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
  26. 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. View in PubMed
  27. 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. View in PubMed
  28. Chern H, Sheu L, O'Sullivan P, Kim E. Home Video Curriculum for Basic Surgical Skills. MedEdPORTAL. 2014. View in PubMed
  29. Chern H, Kim E, O'Sullivan P. PIGS (Porcine Integrated General Surgery Simulation) Curriculum. MedEdPORTAL. 2014. View in PubMed
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. O'Sullivan PS. Reflections on the identity development of medical educators. Medical Science Educator. 2012; 22:129-132. View in PubMed
  35. 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. View in PubMed
  36. Aronson L, Kruidering M, Niehaus B, O'Sullivan P. UCSF LEAP (Learning from your Experiences as a Professional): Guidelines for Critical Reflection. MedEdPORTAL. 2012. View in PubMed
  37. O'Sullivan PS, Irby DM. Reframing research on faculty development. Acad Med. 2011 Apr; 86(4):421-8. View in PubMed
  38. 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. View in PubMed
  39. 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. View in PubMed
  40. 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. View in PubMed
  41. 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. View in PubMed
  42. O'Sullivan P, Aronson L, Chittenden E, Niehaus B, Learman L. Reflective Ability Rubric and User Guide. MedEdPORTAL. 2010. View in PubMed
  43. 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. View in PubMed
  44. 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. View in PubMed
  45. 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. View in PubMed
  46. 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. View in PubMed
  47. Jarvis RM, Guise JB, Clardy JA, Thrush CR, Moses A, O'Sullivan P. GME Showcase Portfolio Assessment. MedEdPORTAL. 2006. View in PubMed
  48. 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. View in PubMed
  49. 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. View in PubMed
  50. O'Sullivan PS, Petty MP, Heard JK. Development Program for Residency Program Directors and Coordinators. MedEdPORTAL. 2005. View in PubMed
  51. 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. View in PubMed
  52. 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. View in PubMed
  53. 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. View in PubMed
  54. 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. View in PubMed
  55. 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. View in PubMed
  56. 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. View in PubMed
  57. 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. View in PubMed
  58. 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. View in PubMed
  59. 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. View in PubMed
  60. Means KM, Rodell DE, O'Sullivan PS. Performance-based prevention/rehabilitation of falls in elderly veterans. Rehabilitation R&D Progress Reports. 1997; 34106. View in PubMed
  61. Wiseman EJ, Souder E, O'Sullivan P. Age and denial of alcoholism severity. Clinical Gerontologist. 1996; 17(1):55-58. View in PubMed
  62. 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. View in PubMed
  63. O'Sullivan PS, Pinsker J, Jeremiah J, Wartman SA. A learner-centered journal club. Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1995; 7:121-124. View in PubMed
  64. 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. View in PubMed
  65. 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. View in PubMed
  66. 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. View in PubMed
  67. Vessey JA, O'Sullivan P, Monsen RB . The hot fudge sundae road to tenure. Nurse Educator. 1995; 7:121-124. View in PubMed
  68. 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. View in PubMed
  69. 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. View in PubMed
  70. Research from the research utilization project environmental temperatures. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 1994; 23:341-344. View in PubMed
  71. 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. View in PubMed
  72. 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. View in PubMed
  73. 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. View in PubMed
  74. 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. View in PubMed
  75. Camp-Sorrell D, O'Sullivan P. Effects of continuing education: Pain assessment and documentation. Cancer Nursing. 1991; 14(1):49-54. View in PubMed
  76. 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. View in PubMed
  77. 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. View in PubMed
  78. Mahoney G, O'Sullivan P. Early intervention practices with families of children with handicaps. Mental Retardation. 1990; 28(3):169-176. View in PubMed
  79. O'Sullivan PS, Goodman PA. Involving practicing nurses in research. Applied Nursing Research. 1990; 3(4):169-173. View in PubMed
  80. 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. View in PubMed
  81. 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. View in PubMed
  82. 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. View in PubMed
  83. 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. View in PubMed
  84. Special education practices with young handicapped children. Journal of Early Intervention. 1989; 13:261-268. View in PubMed
  85. 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. View in PubMed
  86. 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. View in PubMed
  87. 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. View in PubMed
  88. 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. View in PubMed
  89. 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. View in PubMed
  90. 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. View in PubMed
  91. 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. View in PubMed
  92. 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. View in PubMed
  93. Mildly mentally retarded and nonretarded children's learned helplessness. American Journal of Mental Deficiency. 1986; 91(2):203-206. View in PubMed
  94. 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. View in PubMed
  95. 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. View in PubMed
  96. O'Sullivan P. Detecting communication problems. Nursing Management. 1985; 23(12):6-12. View in PubMed
  97. From wife to widow: Role transition in the elderly. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services. 1985; 23(12):6-12. View in PubMed
  98. Bradford JY, O'Sullivan PS. Development of a cardiopulmonary resuscitation form. J Emerg Nurs. 1984 Mar-Apr; 10(2):65-8. View in PubMed
  99. 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. View in PubMed
  100. An easy method to detect communication problems. Quality Circle Digest. 1982; 2:78-82. View in PubMed
  101. McCall P, O'Sullivan PS. Vital sign documentation and primary nurses in the emergency department. Journal of Emergency Nursing. 1982; 8(4):187-190. View in PubMed
  102. 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. View in PubMed
  103. The National Teacher Examination: Can it Predict Classroom Performance. Phi Delta Kappan. 1980; 62:401. View in PubMed
  104. O'Sullivan PS, Pecsok RS. MCT: An alternative in high school chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education. 1977; 54(1):43-44. View in PubMed
  105. A semiempirical theory of diamagnetic susceptibilities with particular emphasis on oxygen containing molecules. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 1970; 92:25-32. View in PubMed
  106. 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. View in PubMed
  107. O'Sullivan PS, Hameka HF, de la Vega J. On the structure of cyclopentadiene. Chemical Physics Letters. 1970; 5:123-125. View in PubMed