Karri Grob, Ed.D., M.A.

Associate Director, Master of Health Professions Education Program
Adjunct Clinical Instructor


Dr. Grob is an Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the Department of Learning Health Sciences, and the Associate Director and Assessment Committee Chair for the Masters in Health Professions Education program at the University of Michigan.

She completed her Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) at the University of Michigan-Flint in 2021, after earning a Masters in Educational Psychology and a Graduate Certificate in Educational Assessment, both from Eastern Michigan University. She is currently completing her Masters in Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education at the University of Michigan, which will be conferred in April 2024.

 Dr. Grob is actively involved in medical education and diversity, social justice, and antiracism efforts. In addition to her appointments in the Department of Learning Health Sciences, she serves as the Director of Student Services with the Office of Medical Student Education, where she partners on strategic initiatives, implementation of continuous quality improvement of services to medical students and oversees the Student Services unit’s daily operations.

Areas of Interest

  • Areas of responsibility
    • Subject Matter Expert in Education Theory
    • Assessment Committee Chair
    • Associate Director of the MHPE program
  • Research and scholarly interests
    • Assessment and bias in assessment
    • Diversity and social justice in medical education
    • Professional identity formation in medical students
  • Subject-matter expertise
    • Educational theory
    • Transformative learning

Published Articles or Reviews

Zaidi NLB, Grob KL, Monrad SM, Kurtz JB, Tai A, Ahmed AZ, Gruppen LD, Santen SA. Pushing Critical Thinking Skills With Multiple-Choice Questions: Does Bloom’s Taxonomy Work? Acad Med. 2018;93(6):856-859. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002087. Link to article

Neff KE, Puttagunta KS, Grob KL, Ahmed AZ, Daniel MM. Institutionalizing Health Justice Frameworks in Medical Education. Acad Med. 2021;96(11S):S194-S195. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000004316. Link to article

Ryder CY, Irani S, Andreski P, Grob K. Evaluating the Effects and Contributing Factors to the “Hidden Curriculum” in Medical School. J Clin Transl Sci. 2022;6(s1):96-96. doi:10.1017/cts.2022.283. Link to article