Sarah E. Peyre, Ed.D.

Sarah E. Peyre, Ed.D.

Contact Information

Center for Experiential Learning
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 709
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-5971
Fax: (585) 256-2682

Professional Bio

Sarah E. Peyré, EdD is the Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education, an Associate Professor of Surgery, Nursing, Medical Humanities and Bioethics 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.

Awards & Honors (National)

Macy Faculty Scholar Award | Josiah Macy Foundation 2014 - Present

Awards & Honors (Local)

Innovations in Medical Education Award | AAMC Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) 2016
Outstanding Teaching in Professionalism and the Practice of Medicine | Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California | Los Angeles, California 2009
Nominated, Dissertation of the Year | Rossier School of Education, Univ of Southern California | Los Angeles, California 2008
Outstanding Faculty Appreciation Award | Student Surgical Interest Group Univ of Southern California | Los Angeles, California 2006
Educational Leadership Fellowship | Keck School of Medicine, Univ of Southern California 2004 - 2005
Teaching and Learning Fellowship | Keck School of Medicine, Univ of Southern California 2003 - 2004

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Jun
DeCaporale-Ryan LN, Dadiz R, Peyre SE. "Simulation-based learning: From theory to practice." Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare. 2016 Jun; 34(2):159-62.
2016 Jan
Hu YY, Parker SH, Lipsitz SR, Arriaga AF, Peyre SE, Corso KA, Roth EM, Yule SJ, Greenberg CC. "Surgeons' Leadership Styles and Team Behavior in the Operating Room." Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Jan; 222(1):41-51. Epub 2015 Oct 17.
Pernar LI, Peyre SE, Hasson RM, Lipsitz S, Corso K, Ashley SW, Breen EM. "Exploring the Content of Intraoperative Teaching." Journal of surgical education. 2016 73(1):79-84. Epub 2015 Oct 17.
2015 Apr
Dworetzky BA, Peyre S, Bubrick EJ, Milligan TA, Yule SJ, Doucette H, Pozner CN. "Interprofessional simulation to improve safety in the epilepsy monitoring unit." Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 2015 Apr; 45:229-33. Epub 2015 Mar 23.
Dow, A; Reising, D; Peyre, S; Zomorodi, M; Hanyok, L; van Schaik, S; Karpa, K; Colson, E; Hasnain, M; Day, L; Beard, K; Willgerodt, M; James, T; Julion, W; Thibault, G. "Is it time for an interprofessional professional society?". Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. 2015; .

Current Appointments

Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education - Department of Dean's Office, SMD (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Surgery Education/Minimally Invasive (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing - Department of Nursing (SON)


Ed.D. | Educational Psychology | University of Southern California2008
M.S.Ed. | Medical Education | University of Southern California2005
A.B. | Sociology | University of California, Berkeley1998