Bridget O'Brien, PhD
|Title||Associate Adjunct Professor|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||1855 Folsom Street, MCB|
San Francisco CA 94103
|Cornell University||BS||School of Industrial and Labor Relations||2000|
|UC Berkeley||MS||Haas School of Business||2002|
|UC Berkeley||PhD||Graduate School of Education||2006|
Bridget O’Brien, PhD has been a faculty member in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, since 2008. As an Associate Professor affiliated with the Office of Medical Education, Research and Development in Medical Education unit (RaDME), she teaches and mentors faculty and learners in several programs, including the UCSF-University of Utrecht doctoral program in Health Professions Education, the Health Professions Education Pathway and the Teaching Scholars Program. At the San Francisco VA, she directs scholarship and evaluation for the Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education and a Fellowship in Health Professions Education Evaluation and Research. In 2015 she was selected as one of five national Macy Faculty Scholar, supported by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation.
As a co-author of Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency, she brought workplace learning to the forefront of educational innovation and reform. Her current research focuses on workplace learning in the context of longitudinal relationships, interprofessional team-based care, and systems improvement. Dr. O’Brien received her Master's in Organizational Behavior from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley and her PhD in Education from the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley.
Qualitative Research Methods, Health Professions Education, Interprofessional Learning, Interprofessional Education, Team-Based Care, Workplace Learning, Program Evaluation
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