Block, MD, MPH

About the researcher:


General Internal Medicine

Research Interests:

  • Medical education
  • Health services research

Research focus:

  • Evaluating the impact of a longitudinal standardized patient experience on medical students, faculty, and standardized patients
  • Assessing attainment of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) milestones among internal medicine residents
  • Physician Perspectives Regarding the New York State Prescription Monitoring Program (iStop)


Harvard Medical School

Degree: MD

Johns Hopkins University of Medicine

Degree: Residency
Field of study: Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Degree: Fellowship
Field of study: General Internal Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Degree: MPH


  • Habicht B, Block L, Wu AW, Novello K, Oliver N, Feldman L. Assessing Intern Hand-over Processes. The Clinical Teacher. 2015 (accepted).
  • Block L, Jarlenski M, Wu AW, Feldman L, Conigliaro J, Swann J, Desai SV. Inpatient safety outcomes following the 2011 residency work hour reform. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2014;9(6):347-52.
  • Block L, Pitts S (co-first authors), Perl TM. Barriers and facilitators of implementation of a mandate for influenza vaccination among health-care personnel. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2014;35(6):724-7.
  • Block L, Morgan-Gouveia M, Levine RB, Cayea D. We could have done a better job: A qualitative study of medical student reflections on safe hospital discharge. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2014;62(6):1147-54.
  • Block L, Hutzler L, Habicht R, Wu AW, Desai SV, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. Do internal medicine interns practice etiquette-based communication? A critical look at the inpatient encounter. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2013;8(11):631-4.