Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD

George DeForest Barnett Professor in Medicine

Professional Education

Residency: University of Colorado Health Science Center (1975) CO

Medical Education: University of Colorado Health Science Center (1970) CO

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1976) CA

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1976)

Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (1971) CA

PhD, Stanford University, Education (1981)

Fellowship, Stanford University, General Internal Medicine (1980)

Residency, Univ of Colorado Medical School, Internal Medicine (1976)

Internship, Harbor General Hospital, Internal Medicine (1971)

MD, Univ of Colorado Medical School, Medicine (1970)

BA, University of Colorado, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology (1966)

Honors & Awards

Board of Regents, American College of Physicians (2011)

Distinguished Medical Educator Award, Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM) (2009)

McCann Scholar – National Award Recognizing the Contribution of Mentors, The Joy McCann Foundation (2003)

Master, American College of Physicians (2002)

Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education, AAMC (2001)

Career Achievement in Medical Education, Society of General Internal Medicine (1996)

Distinguished Teacher Award in the Clinical Sciences, AAMC/AOA (1993)

Franklin G. Ebaugh, Jr. Award for Outstanding Dedication to Advising Medical Students, Stanford University School of Medicine (1992)

Administrative Appointments

Vice Chair for Educational Programs, Dept of Medicine: Stanford School of Medicine (2003 - Present)

Director, Medicine Housestaff Program, Stanford University School of Medicine - Medicine (1989 - 2009)

Co-Director, Stanford Faculty Development Center for Medical Teachers, Stanford University (1985 - Present)

Teaching behaviors in the cardiac surgery simulation environment.
Fann, J. I., Sullivan, M. E., Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Walker, J. D., & Feins, R. H. (2013). Teaching behaviors in the cardiac surgery simulation environment. journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 145(1), 45-53.

"Teaching as a Competency": Competencies for Medical Educators
Srinivasan, M., Li, S.-T. T., Meyers, F. J., Pratt, D. D., Collins, J. B., & Hilty, D. M. (2011). "Teaching as a Competency": Competencies for Medical Educators. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 86(10), 1211-1220.

Barriers to Effective Teaching
DaRosa, D. A., Skeff, K., Friedland, J. A., Coburn, M., Cox, S., & Smith, S. (2011). Barriers to Effective Teaching. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 86(4), 453-459.

Global Health Training and International Clinical Rotations During Residency: Current Status, Needs, and Opportunities
Drain, P. K., Holmes, K. K., Skeff, K. M., Hall, T. L., & Gardner, P. (2009). Global Health Training and International Clinical Rotations During Residency: Current Status, Needs, and Opportunities. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 84(3), 320-325.

Clinical teaching improvement: The transportability of the Stanford Faculty Development Program
Johansson, J., Skeff, K., & Stratos, G. (2009). Clinical teaching improvement: The transportability of the Stanford Faculty Development Program. MEDICAL TEACHER, 31(8), E377-E382.

Faculty development in medicine: A field in evolution
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., & Mount, J. Fs. (2007). Faculty development in medicine: A field in evolution. TEACHING AND TEACHER EDUCATION, 23(3), 280-285.

The chromosomal analysis of teaching: the search for promoter genes.
Skeff, K. M. (2007). The chromosomal analysis of teaching: the search for promoter genes. Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association, 118, 123-132.

Benefits of resident work hours regulation
Skeff, K. M., Ezeji-Okoye, S., Pompei, P., & Rockson, S. (2004). Benefits of resident work hours regulation. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 140(10), 816-817.

Lymphatic biology and disease: is it being taught? Who is listening?
Rockson, S. G., Granger, D. N., Skeff, K. M., & Chaite, W. (2004). Lymphatic biology and disease: is it being taught? Who is listening?. Lymphatic research and biology, 2(2), 86-95.

Regional teaching improvement programs for community-based teachers
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Bergen, M. R., Sampson, K., & Deutsch, S. L. (1999). Regional teaching improvement programs for community-based teachers. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 106(1), 76-80.

How do you get to the improvement of teaching? A longitudinal faculty development program for medical educators
Elliot, D. L., Skeff, K. M., & Stratos, G. A. (1999). How do you get to the improvement of teaching? A longitudinal faculty development program for medical educators. TEACHING AND LEARNING IN MEDICINE, 11(1), 52-57.

Factorial validation of a widely disseminated educational framework for evaluating clinical teachers
Litzelman, D. K., Stratos, G. A., Marriott, D. J., & Skeff, K. M. (1998). Factorial validation of a widely disseminated educational framework for evaluating clinical teachers. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 73(6), 688-695.

A pilot study of faculty development for basic science teachers
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Bergen, M. R., & Regula, D. P. (1998). A pilot study of faculty development for basic science teachers. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 73(6), 701-704.

Beneficial and harmful effects of augmented feedback on physicians' clinical-teaching performances
Litzelman, D. K., Stratos, G. A., Marriott, D. J., Lazaridis, E. N., & Skeff, K. M. (1998). Beneficial and harmful effects of augmented feedback on physicians' clinical-teaching performances. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 73(3), 324-332.

Use of faculty development to improve ambulatory-care education
Stratos, G. A., Bergen, M. R., Albright, C. L., Skeff, K. M., & Owens, D. K. (1997). Use of faculty development to improve ambulatory-care education. MEDICAL TEACHER, 19(4), 285-292.

Faculty development - A resource for clinical teachers
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Mygdal, W., DEWITT, T. A., Manfred, L., & Bland, C. J. (1997). Faculty development - A resource for clinical teachers. JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE, 12, S56-S63.

Clinical teaching improvement: past and future for faculty development.
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., MYGDAL, W. K., DeWitt, T. G., Manfred, L. M., & Greenberg, L. W. (1997). Clinical teaching improvement: past and future for faculty development. Family medicine, 29(4), 252-257.

THE EFFECT OF A CLINICAL TEACHING RETREAT ON RESIDENTS TEACHING SKILLS
Litzelman, D. K., Stratos, G. A., & Skeff, K. M. (1994). THE EFFECT OF A CLINICAL TEACHING RETREAT ON RESIDENTS TEACHING SKILLS. ACADEMIC MEDICINE, 69(5), 433-434.

omparison of clinical teaching skills used by residents and attending physicians in inpatient and lecture settings
Berman J, Bergen MR, & Skeff KM. (1993). omparison of clinical teaching skills used by residents and attending physicians in inpatient and lecture settings. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 53(3).

EVALUATION OF A MEDICAL-FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - A COMPARISON OF TRADITIONAL PRE/POST AND RETROSPECTIVE PRE/POST SELF-ASSESSMENT RATINGS
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., & Bergen, M. R. (1992). EVALUATION OF A MEDICAL-FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM - A COMPARISON OF TRADITIONAL PRE/POST AND RETROSPECTIVE PRE/POST SELF-ASSESSMENT RATINGS. EVALUATION & THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 15(3), 350-366.

IMPACT OF A CLINICAL PREVENTIVE MEDICINE CURRICULUM FOR PRIMARY CARE FACULTY - RESULTS OF A DISSEMINATION MODEL
Albright, C. L., Farquhar, J. W., Fortmann, S. P., Sachs, D. Pl., Owens, D. K., & Skeff, K. M. (1992). IMPACT OF A CLINICAL PREVENTIVE MEDICINE CURRICULUM FOR PRIMARY CARE FACULTY - RESULTS OF A DISSEMINATION MODEL. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 21(4), 419-435.

IMPROVING CLINICAL TEACHING - EVALUATION OF A NATIONAL DISSEMINATION PROGRAM
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G. A., Berman, J., & Bergen, M. R. (1992). IMPROVING CLINICAL TEACHING - EVALUATION OF A NATIONAL DISSEMINATION PROGRAM. ARCHIVES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 152(6), 1156-1161.

Evaluation of a medical faculty development program: a comparison of traditional pre/post and retrospective pre/post self-assessment ratings
Skeff KM, Bergen MR, & Stratos GA. (1992). Evaluation of a medical faculty development program: a comparison of traditional pre/post and retrospective pre/post self-assessment ratings. Evaluation and the Health Care Professions, 15(3).

The Stanford faculty development program for medical teachers: a dissimination approach to faculty development for medical teachers
Skeff KM, Stratos GA, Bergen MR, Albright CL, Berman J, & Farquhar JW. (1992). The Stanford faculty development program for medical teachers: a dissimination approach to faculty development for medical teachers. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 4(3).

USING THE PATIENTS HISTORY TO ESTIMATE THE PROBABILITY OF CORONARY-ARTERY DISEASE - A COMPARISON OF PRIMARY CARE AND REFERRAL PRACTICES
Sox, H. C., Hickam, D. H., Marton, K. I., Moses, L., Skeff, K. M., & NEAL, E. A. (1990). USING THE PATIENTS HISTORY TO ESTIMATE THE PROBABILITY OF CORONARY-ARTERY DISEASE - A COMPARISON OF PRIMARY CARE AND REFERRAL PRACTICES. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 89(1), 7-14.

Enhancing teaching effectiveness and vitality in the ambulatory setting.
Skeff, K. M. (1988). Enhancing teaching effectiveness and vitality in the ambulatory setting. Journal of general internal medicine, 3(2), S26-33.

EVALUATION OF THE SEMINAR METHOD TO IMPROVE CLINICAL TEACHING
Skeff, K. M., Stratos, G., Campbell, M., Cooke, M., & JONES, H. W. (1986). EVALUATION OF THE SEMINAR METHOD TO IMPROVE CLINICAL TEACHING. JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE, 1(5), 315-322.

ASSESSMENT BY ATTENDING PHYSICIANS OF A SEMINAR METHOD TO IMPROVE CLINICAL TEACHING
Skeff, K. M., Campbell, M., Stratos, G., JONES, H. W., & Cooke, M. (1984). ASSESSMENT BY ATTENDING PHYSICIANS OF A SEMINAR METHOD TO IMPROVE CLINICAL TEACHING. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL EDUCATION, 59(12), 944-950.

A study of the implicit criteria used in diagnosing chest pain.
Hickam, D. H., Sox, H. C., Marton, K. I., Skeff, K. M., & Chin, D. (1982). A study of the implicit criteria used in diagnosing chest pain. Medical decision making , 2(4), 403-414.