Claudia A. Rosu MD, PhD

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Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health Professions Education
(617) 759-0380
Office Location: 
B39 - 118

Dr. Rosu is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Master of Science in Health Professions Education (MS-HPEd) program in the Center for Interprofessional Studies and Innovation at MGH Institute of Health Professions. She joined the program in the Fall 2014 to teach in the Research Methods in Education and Advanced Qualitative Methods courses, and to provide Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) consultations.

Prior to joining the MGH Institute, Dr. Rosu has taught research methods to sociology and public policy undergraduate and PhD graduate students. Also, she has supervised students individually for scholarly projects including MS-HPEd capstones.

Research Interests

Dr. Rosu is interested in studying the quality of health care delivery, particularly the medical students preparedness and the medical care for minority populations. This includes investigating the role of the interpersonal processes of care on health outcomes, assessing medical students readiness to care for patients with limited English proficiency, as well as examination of the role of personal reflection in the medical education. Her methodological interests involve the application of advanced research methods to the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. 


MD, Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
PhD, Health Policy, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD


Shikino, K., Rosu, C. A., Yokokawa, D., Suzuki, S., Hirota, Y., Nishiya, K., & Ikusaka, M. (2021). Flexible e-learning video approach to improve fundus examination skills for medical students: a mixed-methods study. BMC medical education, 21(1), 428.

Abahuje, E., Bartuska, A., Koch, R., Youngson, G., Ntakiyiruta, G., Williams, W., Dias, R. D., Rosu, C., Yule, S., & Riviello, R. (2021). Understanding Barriers and Facilitators to Behavior Change After Implementation of an Interdisciplinary Surgical Non-Technical Skills Training Program in Rwanda. Journal of surgical education, S1931-7204(21)00011-8. Advance online publication. 

Dickinson, B.L., Gibson, K., VanDerKolk, K., Greene, J., Rosu, C.A., Navedo, D.D., Porter-Stransky, K.A., Graves, L.E., 2020. “It Is This Very Knowledge That Makes Us Doctors”: An Applied Thematic Analysis of How Medical Students Perceive the Relevance of Biomedical Knowledge to Clinical Medicine. BMC Med Educ 20, 356 (2020).

Green, A.R., Rosu, C.A., Kenisson, T., Nze, C., 2018. Assessing the Hidden Curriculum for the Care of Patients with Limited English Proficiency: An Instrument Development. Educ. Health, Jan – Apr, 31 (1): 17-24.

Rosu, C.A., 2008. Race and Patient Perception of Interpersonal Processes of Care: An Application to Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer, VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K. ISBN: 978-3639048346.

Curriculum Vitae