Tai Lockspeiser, MD, MHPE

Tai Lockspeiser, MD, MHPE, FAAP is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine, and the Jones Family Endowed Chair of Medical Education. She works clinically as a general pediatrician in the Child Health Clinic where she supervises medical students and residents. She is currently the Assistant Dean of Assessment, Evaluation, and Outcomes for the University of Colorado, School of Medicine. In this role, she has led the effort to create a program of assessment and coaching program for the new Trek curriculum launched in the fall of 2021. She regularly contributes to local and national faculty development workshops. She has won numerous local teaching awards from students and residents and was selected to be a member of the University of Colorado’s Academy of Medical Educators.

Dr. Lockspeiser has extensive training and experience in curriculum development, learner assessment, and educational scholarship. Her educational scholarship has focused on learning goals and assessment in medical education and has won several national awards for her educational research. She currently serves on the AAMC Research in Medical Education (RIME) planning committee.

Dr Lockspeiser is a graduate of Stanford University and completed medical school at the University of California, San Francisco. In between her third and fourth year of medical school she completed a year-long fellowship in medical education at UCSF that provided her with a broad exposure to medical education and served as the foundation for a career in medical education. She stayed at UCSF for her pediatric residency and chief residency. To further enhance her educational skills, she completed a Master’s degree in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois, Chicago. More recently she obtained her leadership coaching certification from Assenter Coaching.