Sandro Oliveira Pinheiro, PhD

Professor in Medicine
Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Senior Fellow in the Center for Study of Aging
Campus mail 3502 Hosp South, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7563
Email address sandro.pinheiro@duke.edu

Dr. Pinheiro directs faculty development activities for clinical and basic science faculty, designs medical and interprofessional education curricula, coaches/mentors medical faculty and fellows, and conducts evaluation and research in medical and interprofessional education. His educational competencies are in the areas of adult learning, instructional strategies, active learning, curriculum design and evaluation, and qualitative inquiry. His research activities focus on medical and interprofessional education and the assessment of change in the teaching practice of clinical instructors.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1999
  • M.A., Michigan State University, 1989

Publications

Corsino, Leonor, Kenyon Railey, Katherine Brooks, Daniel Ostrovsky, Sandro O. Pinheiro, Alyson McGhan-Johnson, and Blanca Iris Padilla. “The Impact of Racial Bias in Patient Care and Medical Education: Let's Focus on the Educator.” Mededportal 17 (2021): 11183. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11183.

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34557589
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Manning, Kenneth M., Darien L. McNeill, Sandro O. Pinheiro, Mitchell T. Heflin, Willy M. Valencia, Cathy C. Lee, Steven C. Castle, Leslie Katzel, Jamie Giffuni, and Miriam C. Morey. “An innovative educational clinical experience promoting geriatric exercise.” Gerontol Geriatr Educ 41, no. 1 (January 2020): 20–31. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2017.1391802.

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29028419
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Hudak, Nicholas M., Sandro O. Pinheiro, and Mamata Yanamadala. “Increasing Physician Assistant Students' Team Communication Skills and Confidence Throughout Clinical Training.” J Physician Assist Educ 30, no. 4 (December 2019): 219–22. https://doi.org/10.1097/JPA.0000000000000278.

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31664004
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Johnson, Kimberly S., Kevin L. Thomas, Sandro O. Pinheiro, and Laura P. Svetkey. “Design and Evaluation of an Interdisciplinary Health Disparities Research Curriculum.” J Natl Med Assoc 110, no. 4 (August 2018): 305–13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnma.2017.06.005.

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30126554
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Pavon, Juliessa M., Sandro O. Pinheiro, and Gwendolen T. Buhr. “Resident learning across the full range of core competencies through a transitions of care curriculum.” Gerontology & Geriatrics Education 39, no. 2 (April 2018): 144–59. https://doi.org/10.1080/02701960.2016.1247066.

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27754796
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Syed, Quratulain, Sandro O. Pinheiro, and Ronan Factora. “Reflective Writing to Teach Interdisciplinary Management of Delirium to Internal Medicine Residents.” J Grad Med Educ 8, no. 5 (December 2016): 785–86. https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-16-00472.1.

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28018553
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Pinheiro, Sandro O., Heidi K. White, Gwendolen T. Buhr, Katja Elbert-Avila, Harvey Jay Cohen, and Mitchell T. Heflin. “Advancing Geriatrics Education Through a Faculty Development Program for Geriatrics-Oriented Clinician Educators.” J Am Geriatr Soc 63, no. 12 (December 2015): 2580–87. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13824.

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26563754
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Buhr, G. T., T. Konrad, S. Pinheiro, J. Counts, C. Poer, L. Shock, H. White, et al. “Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competency-Focused Workshops to Enhance Team Performance.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63:S192–S192. WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Freistadt, Fernanda, Erin Branigan, Chris Pupp, Marzio Stefanutto, Carlos Bambo, Maria Alexandre, Sandro O. Pinheiro, et al. “A framework for revising preservice curriculum for nonphysician clinicians: The mozambique experience.” Educ Health (Abingdon) 27, no. 3 (September 2014): 283–88. https://doi.org/10.4103/1357-6283.152190.

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25758393
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Buhr, Gwendolen T., Mitchell T. Heflin, Heidi K. White, and Sandro O. Pinheiro. “Using the jigsaw cooperative learning method to teach medical students about long-term and postacute care.” J Am Med Dir Assoc 15, no. 6 (June 2014): 429–34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2014.01.015.

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24613073
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