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Karen Hauer, M.D.

General internist


General Internal Medicine
1545 Divisadero St., First and Second Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
New Patient Appointments:
(844) 727-8273 (PCP-UCSF)
Office: (415) 353–7900
Fax, First Floor: (415) 353–2583
Fax, Second Floor: (415) 353–2640

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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UCSF School of Medicine 1993


California Pacific Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1994
UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Hauer KE, Boscardin C, Fulton TB, Lucey C, Oza S, Teherani A. Using a Curricular Vision to Define Entrustable Professional Activities for Medical Student Assessment. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Sep; 30(9):1344-8.
  2. Kernan WN, Elnicki DM, Hauer KE. The Selling of Primary Care 2015. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Sep; 30(9):1376-80.
  3. Hauer KE, Oza SK, Kogan JR, Stankiewicz CA, Stenfors-Hayes T, Cate OT, Batt J, O'Sullivan PS. How clinical supervisors develop trust in their trainees: a qualitative study. Med Educ. 2015 Aug; 49(8):783-95.
  4. West CP, Hauer KE. Reducing Burnout in Primary Care: A Step Toward Solutions. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Aug; 30(8):1056-7.
  5. Hauer KE, Chesluk B, Iobst W, Holmboe E, Baron RB, Boscardin CK, Cate OT, O'Sullivan PS. Reviewing Residents' Competence: A Qualitative Study of the Role of Clinical Competency Committees in Performance Assessment. Acad Med. 2015 Aug; 90(8):1084-92.
  6. Williams DA, Kogan JR, Hauer KE, Yamashita T, Aagaard EM. The impact of exposure to shift-based schedules on medical students. Med Educ Online. 2015; 20:27434.
  7. Low E, Tessler R, Hauer KE, Leavitt AD, Miller B, Maa J. The Surgical Clerkship and Medical Student Performance in a Standardized Patient Case of Acute Cholecystitis. J Surg Educ. 2015 Sep-Oct; 72(5):1045-51.
  8. R Kogan J, Lapin J, Aagaard E, Boscardin C, Aiyer MK, Cayea D, Cifu A, Diemer G, Durning S, Elnicki M, Fazio SB, Khan AR, Lang VJ, Mintz M, Nixon LJ, Paauw D, Torre DM, Hauer KE. The effect of resident duty-hours restrictions on internal medicine clerkship experiences: surveys of medical students and clerkship directors. Teach Learn Med. 2015; 27(1):37-50.
  9. Saba GW, Chou CL, Satterfield J, Teherani A, Hauer K, Poncelet A, Chen HC. Teaching patient-centered communication skills: a telephone follow-up curriculum for medical students. Med Educ Online. 2014; 19:22522.
  10. Dhaliwal G, Hauer KE. The oral patient presentation in the era of night float admissions: credit and critique. JAMA. 2013 Dec 4; 310(21):2247-8.
  11. Chou CL, Masters DE, Chang A, Kruidering M, Hauer KE. Effects of longitudinal small-group learning on delivery and receipt of communication skills feedback. Med Educ. 2013 Nov; 47(11):1073-9.
  12. 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.
  13. Hauer KE, Ten Cate O, Boscardin C, Irby DM, Iobst W, O'Sullivan PS. Understanding trust as an essential element of trainee supervision and learning in the workplace. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2014 Aug; 19(3):435-56.
  14. Mookherjee S, Chang A, Boscardin CK, Hauer KE. How to develop a competency-based examination blueprint for longitudinal standardized patient clinical skills assessments. Med Teach. 2013 Nov; 35(11):883-90.
  15. Dutzi I, Schwenk M, Micol W, Hauer K. [Patients with dementia as a secondary diagnosis. Care in geriatric inpatient rehabilitation]. Z Gerontol Geriatr. 2013 Apr; 46(3):208-13.
  16. Poncelet AN, Wamsley M, Hauer KE, Lai C, Becker T, O'Brien B. Patient views of continuity relationships with medical students. Med Teach. 2013 Jun; 35(6):465-71.
  17. 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.
  18. Ratcliffe TA, Hanson JL, Hemmer PA, Hauer KE, Papp KK, Denton GD. The required written history and physical is alive, but not entirely well, in internal medicine clerkships. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(1):10-4.
  19. Wayne DB, Hauer KE. Counting quality, not hours: understanding the impact of duty hour reform on internal medicine residency education. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Nov; 27(11):1400-1.
  20. Jena AB, Arora VM, Hauer KE, Durning S, Borges N, Oriol N, Elnicki DM, Fagan MJ, Harrell HE, Torre D, Prochaska M, Meltzer DO, Reddy S. The prevalence and nature of postinterview communications between residency programs and applicants during the match. Acad Med. 2012 Oct; 87(10):1434-42.

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