B.A., Columbia; J.D., Yale; M.D., Yale
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.
Book Chapters and Collected Works
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"Torture Claims and Destroyed Videos Shadow Trump's CIA Pick," coverage by Bloomberg, May 8, 2018, quoting Professor Gregg Bloche.
"What it’s like to look for health insurance now that Trump has tried to undermine Obamacare," coverage by The Washington Post, October 26, 2017, quoting Professor M. Gregg Bloche.
"N.H. Hits Resistance in Investigation of Pharma's Opioid Marketing Practices," coverage in New Hampshire Public Radio, August 3, 2016, featuring Professor Gregg Bloche.
"The Curious Cases of Legal Professors Who Know Nothing About Biology but Speak Publicly Anyway," coverage in The Huffington Post, June 17, 2016, featuring Professor Gregg Bloche.