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Medical Education
Educational Evaluations

About Us

Educational Evaluations is part of the UCSF School of Medicine Office of Medical Education (OME). See OME organizational chart

  • Allison Chen
    Senior Educational Evaluations Analyst

    Allison is the interim manager for the Educational Evaluations unit and supports the day-to-day functions of this unit. She oversees the implementation and centralization of evaluations across all four years in the School of Medicine. She also oversees the Evaluations Help Desk and serves as the liaison for E*Value. She provides consultation on data collection efforts for new programs and curricular changes. 
  • Sylvia DeCourcey
    Educational Evaluations Manager

    Sylvia is the manager for the Educational Evaluations unit and oversees the unit's operations. She produces various evaluation and program summary reports for all years of the curriculum. She is the LCME staff contact.
  • Marcelo Furquim
    Evaluations Analyst

    Marcelo supports the implementation and centralization of evaluations for the Clinical Core and Advanced Studies. He is responsible for managing the evaluations for Essential Core Year 2, Intersessions, and Coda and also supports the Evaluations Help Desk. He produces a number of evaluation reports for various curricular committees and assists in ad-hoc projects in evaluations and research.
  • Mark Lovett
    Evaluations Research Analyst

    Mark performs analysis of curricular evaluation data. Projects include the annual Comprehensive Core Clerkship Evaluation reports as well as Essential Core Topic Reports, and various other curricular reports.  Analysis of summative assessment exams including the Clinical Performance Exam (CPX), Mini CPX and the Observed Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE).
  • Melissa ("Mel") Nakapa'ahu
    Educational Evaluations Analyst

    Mel oversees the implementation and centralization of evaluations in of Foundations 1 of the Bridges curriculum as well as Essential Core Year 2. She monitors and enforces student evaluation compliance and reports results to Coaches and academic leadership on a regular basis. She is also the E*Value liaison for the JMP program. Mel runs focus groups and writes up reports.
  • Arianne Teherani, PhD
    Director, Program Evaluation
    Associate Professor, Medicine

    Dr. Arianne Teherani is Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and an educational researcher in the Center for Faculty Educators in the UCSF School of Medicine. Since 2007, she has served as Director for Program Evaluation, a role in which she oversees evaluation design, planning, and policy for the undergraduate curriculum in the School of Medicine.

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