Patricia A. Cornett, MD

Patricia A. Cornett, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, UCSF

Phone: (415) 221-4810, ext. 3423 (voice)
VA Medical Center, 111H1, San Francisco, CA 94143

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Stanford University, Stanford, CA, B.S., 1972-1976, Biology
Medical College of Pennsylvania, M.D., 1976-1980, Medicine
Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Intern/Resident, 1980-1983, Internal Medicine
Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Fellow, 1983-1986, Hematology/Oncology

Professional Experience

  • July 1986-June 1991
    Staff Physician, Letterman Army Medical Center
  • August 1991-August 1997
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • August 1991-present
    Clinical Chief, Hematology/Oncology, VAMC, SF
  • July 1996-present
    VA Bone Marrow Transplant Board
  • March 1997-2001
    Director, UCSF Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
  • August 1997-June 2004
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • July 2001-present
    Associate Chair for Education, Department of Med
  • July 2004-present
    Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Hauer KE, Soni K, Cornett P, Kohlwes J, Hollander H, Ranji SR, Ten Cate O, Widera E, Calton B, O'Sullivan PS. Developing entrustable professional activities as the basis for assessment of competence in an internal medicine residency: a feasibility study. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Aug; 28(8):1110-4.
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  2. Hauer KE, Kohlwes J, Cornett P, Hollander H, Ten Cate O, Ranji SR, Soni K, Iobst W, O'Sullivan P. Identifying entrustable professional activities in internal medicine training. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Mar; 5(1):54-9.
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  3. Kohlwes RJ, Cornett P, Dandu M, Julian K, Vidyarthi A, Minichiello T, Shunk R, Jain S, Harleman E, Ranji S, Sharpe B, O'Sullivan P, Hollander H. Developing educators, investigators, and leaders during internal medicine residency: the area of distinction program. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):535-40.
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  4. Laponis R, O'Sullivan PS, Hollander H, Cornett P, Julian K. Educating generalists: factors of resident continuity clinic associated with perceived impact on choosing a generalist career. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec; 3(4):469-74.
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  5. Parsons ML, Cornett PA. Sustaining the pivotal organizational outcome: magnet recognition. J Nurs Manag. 2011 Mar; 19(2):277-86.
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  6. Shunk R, Dulay M, Julian K, Cornett P, Kohlwes J, Tarter L, Hollander H, O'Brien B, O'Sullivan P. Using the american board of internal medicine practice improvement modules to teach internal medicine residents practice improvement. J Grad Med Educ. 2010 Mar; 2(1):90-5.
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  7. Parsons ML, Cornett PA. Foreword. Healthy workplaces in acute care hospitals. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2009 Jul-Sep; 32(3):175.
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  8. Cornett PA, O'Rourke MW. Building organizational capacity for a healthy work environment through role-based professional practice. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2009 Jul-Sep; 32(3):208-20.
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  9. Parsons ML, Clark P, Marshall M, Cornett PA. Team behavioral norms: a shared vision for a healthy patient care workplace. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2007 Jul-Sep; 30(3):213-8.
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  10. Dhaliwal G, Cornett PA, Tierney LM. Hemolytic anemia. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 1; 69(11):2599-606.
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  11. Eisenberg P, MacKintosh FR, Ritch P, Cornett PA, Macciocchi A. Efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of palonosetron in patients receiving highly emetogenic cisplatin-based chemotherapy: a dose-ranging clinical study. Ann Oncol. 2004 Feb; 15(2):330-7.
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  12. Murphy EL, Busch MP, Tong M, Cornett P, Vyas GN. A prospective study of the risk of transfusion-acquired viral infections. Transfus Med. 1998 Sep; 8(3):173-8.
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  13. Larson-Presswalla J, Rose MA, Cornett P. Empathic learning: an innovative teaching strategy to improve attitudes toward caring for persons with HIV/AIDS. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 1995 May-Jun; 6(3):19-22.
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  14. Velanovich V, LaPorta AJ, Garrett WL, Richards TB, Cornett PA. Pseudomembranous colitis leading to toxic megacolon associated with antineoplastic chemotherapy. Report of a case and review of the literature. Dis Colon Rectum. 1992 Apr; 35(4):369-72.
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  15. Embury SH, Kropp GL, Stanton TS, Warren TC, Cornett PA, Chehab FF. Detection of the hemoglobin E mutation using the color complementation assay: application to complex genotyping. Blood. 1990 Aug 1; 76(3):619-23.
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