Grand Rounds : Archive, 2003-2013

Dr. Glenn Regehr

Dr. Glenn Regehr obtained his PhD in cognitive science from McMaster University in 1993 and during the last year of his PhD, he trained as a research associate in medical education at McMaster University Medical Centre. In 1993, he joined the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine where he cofounded the Wilson Centre for Research in Health Professions Education and served as Associate Director, Senior Scientist, and the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research until 2009. In addition to his appointment as Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, he was cross appointed to the Faculties of Nursing, Dentistry and Education.

From July to December of 2008, Dr. Regehr also served as Acting Assistant Dean and Director of the newly established Academy for Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Ottawa, where he participated in founding the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre
Currently, Dr. Regehr is Professor (Dept of Surgery) and Associate Director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship in the Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia. In addition, he holds a cross appointment with the UBC Faculty of Education, and is associate faculty in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Regehr has over 60 peer reviewed grants, 150 peer reviewed journal articles, 250 peer reviewed presentations at national conferences and 100 invited presentations around the world. He has chaired several national and international scientific committees related to education research, he sits on the editorial boards of Academic Medicine and Medical Education, and he is an associate editor for Advances in Health Sciences Education.

He has also consulted to a variety of health professional regulatory bodies across Canada and the United States regarding models of continuing professional development, including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the US National College of State Boards of Nursing, the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia, the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, and the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario.
His career awards include the Association for Surgical Education Distinguished Educator Award (2003), the National Board of Medical Examiners Hubbard Award (2007), the Medical Council of Canada Outstanding Achievement Award (2008) and the Charles H. Tator Surgeon-Scientist Mentoring Award (2009).