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Peter Takizawa, PhD

TLC Associate for Educator Development

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology; Director, Medical Studies

In his role as TLC Associate for Educator Development, Pete primarily assists faculty in enhancing their lectures, creating exciting new lectures and converting existing content from lecture into interactive pedagogies. One such interactive pedagogy on which he works closely with educators is team based learning (TBL). This format requires developing content specifically created for TBL learning, understanding the various ways to present learning in this format and practice in how to facilitate the session. When YSM redesigned their curriculum, one outcome was to greatly increase the use of TBL and interactive learning in medical student education. He consults with faculty to work together to create and deliver effective and inspiring interactive education experiences for our students. Pete is available to consult or answer any questions at the contact information above.