Arianne Teherani

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PURPOSE To determine if medical students who demonstrate unprofessional behavior in medical school are more likely to have subsequent state board disciplinary action. METHOD A case-control study was conducted of all University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine graduates disciplined by the Medical Board of California from 1990-2000 (68).(More)
BACKGROUND Medical schools use supplemental peer-teaching programs even though there is little research on students' actual experiences with this form of instruction. PURPOSE To understand the student experience of being taught by peers instead of by faculty. METHODS We conducted focus groups with first- and second-year medical students participating in(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence supporting professionalism as a critical measure of competence in medical education is limited. In this case-control study, we investigated the association of disciplinary action against practicing physicians with prior unprofessional behavior in medical school. We also examined the specific types of behavior that are most predictive of(More)
Characteristics of medical students' mentoring relationships and factors that affect mentoring during medical school are poorly understood. The authors conducted four focus groups with fourth-year medical students to explore what students sought from mentors, perceived barriers to mentoring and suggestions for improvement. Data were analyzed using grounded(More)
PURPOSE To explore third-year medical students' experiences with death and dying patients during the first internal medicine clerkship. METHOD In August 2002, through purposeful sampling, the authors targeted for open-ended interviews 32 third-year medical students at the University of California, San Francisco in the first core internal medicine(More)
BACKGROUND Though most medical schools administer comprehensive clinical skills assessments to identify students who have not achieved competence, the types of problems uncovered by these exams have not been characterized. METHOD The authors interviewed 33 individuals responsible for remediation after their schools' comprehensive assessments, to explore(More)
BACKGROUND In a previous study, we showed that unprofessional behavior in medical school was associated with subsequent disciplinary action. This study expands on that work by identifying the domains of unprofessional behavior that are most problematic. METHOD In this retrospective case-control study, negative comments were extracted from student files(More)
PURPOSE Despite the growing emphasis on early clinical experiences, preceptors still face challenges integrating preclerkship medical students into their practices. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs), which frame competencies in the context of clinical workplace activities, may provide explicit guidance on appropriate student roles and activities.(More)
CONTEXT Workplace learning is optimised when learners engage in the activities of the workplace; learner engagement is influenced by workplace affordances and learner agency. Learner agency can be operationalised through achievement goal theory, which explains that students can have different goal orientations as they enter learning situations: mastery(More)
PURPOSE When medical students move from the classroom into clinical practice environments, their roles and learning challenges shift dramatically from a formal curricular approach to a workplace learning model. Continuity among peers during clinical clerkships may play an important role in this different mode of learning. We explored students' perceptions(More)