Grand Rounds : Archive, 2014-2015

Dr. Karen Hauer

Karen Hauer is Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She earned an undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Stanford University. She then completed medical school, internal medicine residency, and chief residency at UCSF. She served as Director of Internal Medicine Clerkships at UCSF for 16 years and is past president of the Clerkship Directors in Internal Medicine national organization. This year, she has been appointed the first Associate Dean for Competence Assessment and Professional Standards at UCSF. She has served as the Director of the California Consortium for the Assessment of Clinical Competence. She is an active researcher in medical education and a research mentor for fellows, residents and students, with a focus on new models of clinical learning in the workplace, competency-based medical education, learner assessment and remediation. She is a practicing primary care general internist. She is married and has 3 children.