M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D., is Professor of Law at Georgetown University and author of The Hippocratic Myth: Why Doctors Are Under Pressure to Ration Care, Practice Politics, and Compromise Their Promise to Heal.  He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on health law and policy.  Bloche’s writing has appeared in a wide range of venues, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs and the Journal of the American Medical Association; leading law reviews; and the New York Times, Washington Post, & other media outlets.  He has also been a frequent commentator in national broadcast media.  He was a health care advisor to President Obama’s 2008 campaign, as well as the presidential transition, and he spoke frequently for the campaign as a “surrogate.”  Bloche has held teaching and research appointments at the University of Chicago, UCLA, and Columbia law schools, as well as the Brookings Institution, and the Harvard School of Public Health.  He is a graduate of the law and medical schools at Yale, and he completed a residency in psychiatry at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York.  His awards and honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Robert Wood Johnson Investigator Award in Health Policy Research.  Bloche serves on several editorial boards and has advised governments and non-profits in the U.S. and abroad on a wide range of health policy issues.  He lives in Washington, D.C.
 

Scholarship

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Neel U. Sukhatme & M. Gregg Bloche, Health Care Costs and the Arc of Innovation, 104 Minn. L. Rev. 955-1040 (2019).
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Maxwell Gregg Bloche, Toward a Science of Torture?, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 1329-1355 (2017). [WWW] [HEIN] [W] [L]
Maxwell Gregg Bloche, Scandal as a Sentinel Event—Recognizing Hidden Cost–Quality Trade-offs, 374 New Eng. J. Med. 1001-1003 (2016). [W]
Aria Laskin, Noah Dolgoy, Maxwell Gregg Bloche & Han Limei, Beyond Autonomy? A Transnational Comparison of End-of-Life Decision Making by Mature Minors, 18 Mich. St. U. J. Med. & L. 139-159 (2014).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

M. Gregg Bloche, Beyond Ethics on the Sly: The Behavioral Sciences and National-Security Interrogation, in Interrogation and Torture: Integrating Efficacy with Law and Morality 279-315 (Steven J. Barela, Mark Fallon, Gloria Gaggioli & Jens David Ohlin eds., New York: Oxford University Press 2020).