Invited Scholar

larry gruppen

Larry Gruppen, PhD

Professor of Learning Health Sciences
Director of the Master of Health Professions Education Program
University of Michigan Medical School

Dates of Visit: December 7 – 8, 2020

Purpose of Visit

During this visit to CHES, Dr. Gruppen will be meeting with individual members of the CHES community to discuss their research ideas, offer advice, and explore areas of joint interest. Dr. Gruppen will also be presenting at the CHES Cutting Edge Speaker Series on December 8.


Larry Gruppen is Professor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School, where he directs the competency-based Master in Health Professions Education program. His research interests center around the development of expertise, knowledge and performance assessment, self-regulated learning, 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 (AAMC) Central Group on Educational Affairs. He was also the founding Chair of the AAMC’s Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program. He has over 135 peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics in medical education and has been recognized for career productivity by the Association of American Medical College’s Central Group for Educational Affairs Medical Education Laureate Award, the 2015 John P. Hubbard Award from the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the Merrel Flair Award from the AAMC Group on Educational Affairs.