Dr. Tahlia Spector is physician-educator who is board-certified in Emergency and Internal Medicine and has completed a Fellowship in Medical Education at UCLA in 2007. She is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) at UCLA and became an Educator for Excellence in 2020. For fifteen years, Dr. Spector has taught medical students how to improve clinical skills both in standardized patient settings and at the bedside. She has created individualized remediation plans, has developed in-person and on-line curricula, and has written examination content for the National Board of Medical Examiners, and gives a yearly lecture on refining diagnostic skills. As Chair of the 3rd Year Preceptorship Clerkship and member of the Promotions Committee, she participates in discussion of National Committee updates and student progress, so is aware of policy changes that affect teaching and discusses the academic and personal challenges facing medical students. She has coached and mentored numerous students and has written a book chapter on Remediation of Physical Examination Skills for educators. She is currently writing a book for medical students to help improve clinical skills. Dr. Spector has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from students for her work in remediation and coaching and remains passionate about coaching and clinical skill building throughout medical school.