Fran Biagioli, MD

Dr. Biagioli is a practicing family physician and Associate Professor at OHSU. She has held educational roles including the School of Medicine’s Director of the Principles of Clinical Medicine (PCM) Preceptorship and Director of Clinical Assessment and in the Department of Family medicine in Medical Student Education. Dr. Biagioli has leadership experience. Her past roles include being Associate Residency Director for the OHSU Family Medicine Residency, the Medical Director of the OHSU Gabriel Park Family Health Center, and the Medical Director for the OHSU Physician Assistant Program.

Dr Biagioli served as the 2013 President of the Oregon Medical Association and is active with their Executive Committee and Board of Trustees. She was appointed to their OMA Technology Task Force to address the Health Information Technology issues of Oregon Physicians. These roles give her a unique multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary view of medical education, a knowledge of how to effectively utilize community physicians for preceptorships, and a working relationship with many disciplines in the university and the state.

Dr. Biagioli has expertise in the concepts of effective precepting: both in medical student and Physician Assistant student educational forums she has led faculty development sessions and conducted national presentations and she is published on this topic. Dr. Biagioli has had curriculum development experience throughout the four years of the medical school and the two years of the PA school.

Dr. Biagioli has taken the lead in educating OHSU students in the concepts of Health Information Technology/Electronic Health Record in a safe and patient centric manner. She has developed a Simulated EHR/HIT curriculum to teach and assess EHR-skills which has been adopted at other institutions and she has presented this work to national audiences and via webinar.

Areas of Research Keywords

Electronic Health Records, Education, Medical Errors, Chronic Disease, Evidence-based Medicine, Prevention & Control