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Maria Teresa M. Santos, M.D.

Dr. Maria Teresa M. Santos

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Co-Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Family and Social Medicine

 

Professional Interests

Expertise/Interests:

  • Medical Student Education
  • Observed Clinical Encounters and Feedback
  • Mentoring and Advising
  • Addiction Medicine – health care for women with substance abuse history
  • Patient–Doctor relationship, Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Patient Education
  • Health beliefs
  • Literacy

Active Projects:

  • Characteristics of Pre-Med Volunteers at ECHO Clinic (with MS3 student)
  • Peer Assessment Tool (with clerkship crew)
  • Inter-professional Education (with clerkship crew)
  • Longitudinal Community Project in FM clerkship (with clerkship crew)
 

Selected Publications

Recent Publications

  1. William B. Jordan, Pablo A. Joo, M.D., Maria Teresa M. Santos, Jennifer M. Purcell. Impact of Frequent Assessment on Student Ratings of Preceptor Feedback and Clinical Teaching Effectiveness. In Melissa Robinson & Michael D. Mendoza (2014). Proceedings of the 2013 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference on Medical Student Education. Teaching and Learning in Medicine: An International Journal, 2014: 26(2);196-203.

Presentations:

  1. Poster: ECHO Free Clinic: Role of Volunteers and use of a Prospective Survey Study - In collaboration with Syed Shabbir (MS2). Society of Student Run Free Clinics Conference, San Antonio, Texas, 2013.
  2. Poster: Health Promotion among LGBT Youth of Color at an Urban Community Center. In collaboration with Ms. Elizabeth Conley, Dr. Viraj Patel et al. 38th Annual STFM National Conference on Medical Student Education, Long Beach, California; also presented at Community Campus Partnerships for Health, Houston, Texas, 2012.
  3. Poster: Health Promotion at Urban Homeless Shelters. In collaboration with Ms. Elizabeth Conley, Dr. Andrea Littleton et al. 38th Annual STFM National Conference on Medical Student Education, Long Beach, California; also presented at Community Campus Partnerships for Health, Houston, Texas, 2012.
  4. Development of Longitudinal Service Learning Opportunities for Medical Students with Underserved Communities Presented with Dr. Jennifer Purcell and Ms. Elizabeth Conley. 38th Annual STFM National Conference on Medical Student Education, Long Beach, California, 2012.
  5. Team-Based Learning 101: Purpose and Process for Integrating Sessions into Your Clerkship. Presented with Dr. Pablo Joo and Dr. Jennifer Purcell. 38th Annual STFM National Conference on Medical Student Education, Long Beach, California, 2012.
  6. Impact of Service Learning on Student Attitudes and Career Choice. AAMC Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California, 2012.
 

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Contact

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Melrose On-Track Clinic
260 East 161st Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Tel: 718.933.3397
Fax: 718.993.2460
maria.santos@einstein.yu.edu

 
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