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

Scott, V., M. Heflin, C. C. Hendrix, S. O. Pinheiro, and S. N. Hastings. “PROBLEMS IN TRANSITIONS OF CARE: A COURSE SESSION EXEMPLAR.” Gerontologist 49 (October 1, 2009): 522–23.

Scholars@Duke

White, Heidi K., Gwendolen T. Buhr, and Sandro O. Pinheiro. “Mentoring: a key strategy to prepare the next generation of physicians to care for an aging America.” J Am Geriatr Soc 57, no. 7 (July 2009): 1270–77. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02300.x.

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19582901
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Heflin, Mitchell T., Sandro Pinheiro, Catherine P. Kaminetzky, and Diana McNeill. “'So you want to be a clinician-educator...': designing a clinician-educator curriculum for internal medicine residents.” Med Teach 31, no. 6 (June 2009): e233–40. https://doi.org/10.1080/01421590802516772.

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19296370
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Rao, Arati V., Arti Hurria, Gretchen Kimmick, Sandro Pinheiro, and Pearl H. Seo. “Geriatric oncology: past, present, future.” J Oncol Pract 4, no. 4 (July 2008): 190–92. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.0846001.

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20856771
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Elbert-Avila, K., S. O. Pinheiro, M. T. Heflin, and T. Cutson. “A geriatric fellow palliative care curriculum.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56:S88–89. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Pinheiro, S. O., M. Heflin, H. White, G. Buhr, K. Elbert-Avila, and E. Herbert. “Assessing the impact of a faculty development program to advance geriatrics education: Toward a mixed-method evaluation approach.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 56:S10–11. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2008.

Scholars@Duke

Pinheiro, Sandro O., and Mitchell T. Heflin. “The geriatrics excellence in teaching series: an integrated educational skills curriculum for faculty and fellows development.” J Am Geriatr Soc 56, no. 4 (April 2008): 750–56. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2007.01640.x.

PMID
18312312
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Buhr, G. T., M. T. Heflin, S. Pinheiro, and H. K. White. “Solving the long-term care puzzle: A unique learning experience for medical students.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55:S37–38. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2007.

Scholars@Duke

Pinheiro, S., and M. T. Heflin. “The Geriatrics Excellence in Teaching Series (GETS): An integrated educational skills curriculum for faculty and fellows.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55:S186–S186. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2007.

Scholars@Duke

Heflin, M. T., H. Emily, and S. Pinheiro. “Self-efficacy gains after a faculty development program in curriculum development.” In Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 55:S184–S184. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 2007.

Scholars@Duke

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