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Faculty Member

Susan Glover Takahashi PhD, MA(Ed), BSc

Email Address(es)
Office Phone
(416) 946-3844
Office Address
Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 602-500 University Avenue Toronto, ON M5G 1V7
Clinical Public Health Division
Associate Professor

Research Interests

  • Competency Models
  • Curriculum Design
  • Professionalism Behaviours in Practice
  • Postgraduate Medical Education
  • Assessment and evaluation

Education & Training History

2004 PhD, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1997 MA (Education), Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Professional Summary & Appointments

2006-present Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

2008-present Cross-appointment Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Honours & Awards

  • National Conference on Residency Education – 2007 Best Poster Award
  • National Conference on Residency Education – 2008 Best Poster Award
  • Excellence Through Innovation Award, University of Toronto – 2010

Current Research Projects

  • Improving assessment practices in residency education
  • Competency-based curriculum in residency education

Representative Publications

Zbieranowski I, Glover Takahashi S, Verma S, Spadafora S. (2013). Remediation of Residents in Difficulty a Retrospective 10-Year Review of the Experience of a Postgraduate Board of Examiners. Academic Medicine, 88(1):111-6.

Iglar K, Whitehead C, Glover Takahashi S. (2013). Competency-Based Education in Family Medicine. Medical Teacher, 35(2):115-9.

Glover Takahashi S, Rothman A, Nayer M, Urowitz M, Crescenzi A M. (2012). Validation of a Large Scale Clinical Examination for International Medical Graduates. Canadian Family Physician, 58:e408-17.

Glover Takahashi S, Waddell A, Kennedy M, Hodges B. (2011). Innovations, Integration and Implementation Issues in Competency-Based Training in Postgraduate Medical Education. Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)