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Carol A. Pfeiffer, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2824
Phone: 860-679-2189
Fax: 860-679-1683
B.A.Carleton CollegePsychology
M.A.Washington UniversitySociology
Ph.D.Washington UniversitySociology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Academy of Distinguished EducatorsUConn Health
Outstanding Educator AwardAssociation of Standardized Patient Educators
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
CCESCEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2011
Academy of Distinguished EducatorsAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal2010
Outstanding Educator Award Committee, Association of Standardized Patient EducatorsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalInternational2005
Third and Fourth year clinical skills advisory committeeAdvisory CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity1996
Third Year MAX and Inpatient CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity1995
American Academy on Communication in HealthcareProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1987
COSCEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity1987
CMC Steering CommitteeEducation CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal1980

Journal Articles


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Pfeiffer, CA, SP as Coach: The Art and Science of Giving Verbal Feedback, Monday, June 6, 2011 OtherASPE2011Nashville, TN
Behme, J, Kosowicz, LY, Pfeiffer, CA, SIM WOW: Integrating Human and Mechanical Simulation to Engage Early Clinical LearnersOtherASPE2011Nashville, TN
Boyer, J, Harwood, B, Pfeiffer, CA, ASPE Core Curriculum Module: Case Development OtherASPE2011Nashville, TN
Pfeiffer, CA, Tracking the Outcomes of a Health Literacy CurriculumTalkICCH2011Chicago, Il
Sapieha-Yanchak,T, Pfeiffer, C, Inter-rater and Test-retest Reliability of the Master Interview Rating Scale for Medical Students, ASPE, 2010.TalkASPE2010Baltimore, MD
Anton Alerte, Daniel Aloi, Lynn Kosowicz, Carol Pfeiffer, Mark D. Johanneck Individualized Education Plans: Using Educational Prescriptions from SP Encounters to Foster Student Performance Improvement PosterASPE2010Baltimore, MD
Kosowicz,L, Henry, D, Pfeiffer, C, Integration of basic science principles during standardized clinical encounters: design and implementation of a novel assessment toolPosterNEGEA2010Farmington, CT
Haesler, F, Fortin A, Martino, S, Pfeiffer, C .Assessment of a brief motivational interviewing (BMI) curriculum for year 3 medical students using a standardized patient (SP) case PosterNEGEA2010Farmington, CT
Pfeiffer, CA, Longitudinal Tracking of Empathy SkillsTalkAACH2010Phoenix, AZ
Pfeiffer, C, Kosowicz, L, Remediation Strategies for Students Who Do Not Pass Clinical Skills Assessments: A Longitudinal Approach, ASPE, 2010. OtherASPE2010Baltimore, MD