Faculty Profile

Dr. Maria Teresa M. Santos, M.D.

Maria Teresa M. Santos, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Director, Medical Student Education, Family & Social Medicine, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Professional Interests


Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Health System (Family Medicine)


  • 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


Selected Publications

Recent Publications

William B. Jordan, Pablo Joo,  Maria Teresa 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.

Syed Shabbir, Maria Teresa Santos. The Role of Prehealth student Volunteers at a Student-Run Free Clinic in New York, United States     J Educ Eval Health Prof. 2015; 12: 49. Published online Oct 30, 2015. doi:  10.3352/jeehp.2015.12.49


Developing and Piloting Reliable, Objective and Valid OSCE Stations for Family Medicine Clerkship. In collaboration with Dr. Zoon Naqvi and Dr. William Jordan.  43rd Annual STFM National Conference on Medical Student Educaion, Anaheim, California 2017

Speaking Up: Assessing Advocacy in Medical Students. Presented with Dr. William Jordan (lead presenter), Dr. Zoon Naqvi, Dr. Aaron Fox and Ms. Heather Archer-Dyer. 41st Annual STFM Conference on Medical Student EducationAtlanta, Georgia 2015

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