Judy Shea

Judy A. Shea, PhD


Professor, General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Judy A. Shea, PhD is Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Associate Dean of Medical Education Research and Director of the Office of Evaluation and Assessment in the Academic Programs Office, Perelman School of Medicine. She serves duals roles, working with faculty and fellows to design and evaluate research projects, and directing the evaluation of the medical school curriculum and faculty. Much of Dr. Shea's work focuses on evaluating the psychometric properties of curriculum evaluation tools and developing measures to assess components of health such as health literacy, patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life. She has methodological expertise with multiple qualitative methods including focus groups and interviews, as well as survey research. She teaches and mentors trainees regularly on methodology and measurement principles. Dr. Shea has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, many with junior colleagues.

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