Michael Bloch, MD, MS

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Director, Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program; Associate Director of the Tic and OCD Program

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program | Tic Disorder & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program

Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit

Neuroscience Research Training Program (NRTP)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research Clinic

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Michael H. Bloch, M.D., M.S. graduated from Yale School of Medicine and completed his child and adult psychiatry training at Yale. He is currently serving as chief resident at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit in the Yale Department of Psychiatry. His research interests focus on studying Tourette syndrome (TS), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and trichotillomania (TTM) across the lifespan. His research focuses on developing better treatments for children and adults with these conditions and examining predictors of long-term outcome with an emphasis on neuroimaging. Dr. Bloch sees children with TS, OCD and TTM as part of the Yale Child Study Center TS/OCD clinic and adults with the same conditions at the Yale OCD Research Clinic. He is also the Assistant Unit Chief at the Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (CNRU). The CNRU is a comprehensive 12-bed inpatient unit located in the Connecticut Mental Health Center that cares for patients enrolled in several psychiatric research protocols. Please see weblinks below for more information about these clinics.

Dr. Bloch is also the associate training director of the Child Study Center's innovative psychiatry residency program. The Solnit Integrated Program provides psychiatrists-in-training with the opportunity to integrate general, child and research psychiatry across all stages of their career and will be a major pathway by which the next generation of academic leaders in child psychiatry are developed

Education & Training

MS Yale University, Chronic Disease Epidemiology (2009)
MD Yale University School of Medicine (2004)
BA University of Pennsylvania, Biology (2000)
Child and Adult Psychiatry Integrated Training Program Resident Yale University
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2012)
Board Certification AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2017)

Honors & Recognition

  • Seymour L. Lustig Award for Psychiatry Research in ResidencyYale Department of Psychiatry (2009)

  • Keese Prize (Best Medical Student Research Thesis)Yale School of Medicine (2004)

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Contact Info

Michael Bloch, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Connecticut Mental Health Center
34 Park Street, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Child Study CenterNieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road, Ste I-375

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
New Haven, CT 06520-7900

Curriculum Vitae