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Larry Gruppen | Chair of Medical Education at the School of Medicine, University of Michigan

Current Position and Past Experience
Larry Gruppen is Chair of the Department of Medical Education at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is also a professor in the program

His research interests center around the development of expertise, knowledge and performance assessment, self-regulated learning, evidence-based medicine and educational leadership development. He has held the offices of president of the Society of Directors of Research in Medical Education and chair of the Association of American Medical College’s Central Group on Educational Affairs. He was also the founding Chair of the AAMC’s Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics in medical education and presents regularly at national and international professional meetings.

He has directed the University of Michigan Medical School’s Medical Education Scholars Program since its inception in 1998 to 2007 and is presently director of a unique, competency-based Master degree program in Health Professions Education at the University of Michigan Medical School .

Education, Honors and Achievements
Gruppen earned his BA at Calvin College in 1977. In 1987, he completed his PhD at the University of Michigan.

Gruppen is the recipient of the John P. Hubbard Award granted by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

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