Glenn Regehr obtained his PhD in cognitive psychology from McMaster University, and during the last year of his PhD, he trained as a research associate in medical education at McMaster University Medical Centre. In 1993, Dr. Regehr joined the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto where he cofounded the Wilson Centre for Research in Health Professional Education. In addition to serving as Associate Director, Senior Scientist, and the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre, he held appointments in the University of Toronto Faculties of Medicine, Education, Nursing and Dentistry. From March to December of 2008 he also served as the Acting Assistant Dean for the University of Ottawa Academy for Innovation in Medical Education, where he participated in the founding of the University of Ottawa Simulation and Skills Centre. Since July 2009, Dr. Regehr has been at UBC as Senior Scientist and Associate Director of Research at CHES and Professor (Department of Surgery). He also holds a cross appointment with the UBC Faculty of Education.