Caren Michelle Stalburg

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chief, Division of Professional Education Department of Learning Health Sciences
Short bio: 

Dr. Stalburg has been associated with the U-M since 1984. She completed her undergraduate studies in 1988, graduating with High Distinction, and completed medical school in 1992. She finished residency training in 1996 and has been on faculty in the Division of Women's Health since. Dr. Stalburg is a Board-Certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and provides general Ob/Gyn care at the West Ann Arbor Health Center. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, she is actively involved in medical education. When not at work, Dr. Stalburg is an avid football fan and enjoys music, reading, horseback riding, and travel.

Research summary: 

Research and scholarly interests: Instructional methods, assessment of clinical skills, faculty development, educational leadership development, women’s health

Subject-matter expertise: faculty development in instructional methods and curriculum development, health professions education, open on-line educational resource development, women’s health education and training

Recent publications: 

Stalburg, CM and Stein, TA. An interdisciplinary course in women's health integrating basic and clinical sciences. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002; 187:S49-52.

Lypson M, Perlman R, Stalburg C, Johnston C, Lash R, Ross P. What Patients Bring to the Medical Encounter? Dealing with the Whole Patient. MedEdPORTAL. 2010. Available from:

Ciarkowski S, Stalburg CM. Medication Safety in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 2010; 53(3):482-499. PMID: 20661034.

Curran DS, Stalburg CM, Xu X, Dewald SR, Quint EH. Do Resident Evaluations of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Effect Promotion?J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Dec;5(4):620-4. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-13-00002.1. PMID: 24455011.

Stalburg CM. Critical Synthesis Package: Medical Education Teaching Readiness Questionnaire (METRQ). MedEdPORTAL. 2013. Available from:

Jorgensen JE, Elta GH, Stalburg CM, Kolars JC, Stout JM, Korsnes SJ, Rubenstein JH, Metko V. Do breaks in gastroenterology fellow endoscopy training result in a decrement in competency in colonoscopy? Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Sep;78(3):503-9. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.03.1331. Epub 2013 May 6. PMID: 23660564.