Department of Medicine Grand Rounds - Drs. Karen Hauer and Justin Bullock

From Clerkship Grading to Assessment for Learning: Achieving Fairness and Equity

Justin Bullock, MD, MPH is a first year resident in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Originally from Detroit, Michigan, he completed his undergraduate studies in Chemical-Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Justin completed medical school at UCSF where he was a member of the Program in Medical Education for the Urban Underserved. Justin brings a wide range of experience in medical education: he has led over 25 small-group problem-based learning sessions and also was member of UCSF’s peer teaching program. At UCSF, he has helped to evaluate and redesign pre-clinical curriculum around team learning and communication skills. His research interests in medical education focus on clinical assessment, student perceptions of the clinical learning environment and equity in medical student assessment.

Karen Hauer, MD, PhD is Associate Dean for Competency Assessment and Professional Standards and Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She designs and leads the program of assessment in the UCSF School of Medicine Bridges curriculum and directs the School’s medical student coaching program. She is an active researcher in medical education and a research mentor for fellows, residents and students, with a focus on competency-based medical education, learner assessment, coaching and remediation. In 2015, she completed a PhD in Medical Education through a joint program with UCSF and the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. She is active on leadership committees with the National Board of Medical Examiners, serves as deputy editor for the journal Medical Education, and is past president of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine national organization. She earned her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, and then completed medical school and internal medicine residency at UCSF and chief residency at SFGH. She is a practicing general internist in primary care.


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Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Parnassus Campus, HSW-301 513 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143

Event Type

Grand Rounds


School of Medicine


Students, Faculty, Local Community, Alumni



Department of Medicine