Sarah E. Peyré, EdD is the Associate Dean for Innovative Education, an Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical Humanities and Bioethics, and Nursing at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She serves as the Director of the Center for Experiential Learning, which is a centralized simulation and educational support center for the educational programs within the School of Medicine and Dentistry, School of Nursing, Eastman Institute of Oral Health, Strong Hospital and the Faculty Practice Group. Dr. Peyre sits on the Board of Directors for the URMC Institute for Innovative Education and serves on several committees that help advance the educational mission of our medical center. Recently, she was awarded a Macy Faculty Scholar position, which focuses her efforts on the development and implementation of an interprofessional education program addressing the communication needs that lie in the intersection of electronic health records, and patient and family centered care.
Prior to joining the URMC faculty in 2011, she served as the Director of Education and Research for the STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California at Berkeley, her Master in Science of Medical Education and Doctorate in Educational Psychology from the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.