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Robert Rock, MD

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Robert Rock, MD


Robert Rock, MD, completed his family medicine training in the Residency Program for Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center prior to coming to Yale. Dr. Rock received his undergraduate degree in Art History from New York University and his Doctor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Rock's career has included work in the design of interdisciplinary health equity curricula at the undergraduate and graduate medical education level.

Career Interests: Dr. Rock envisions a career that combines community oriented primary care with policy-driven community based participatory research to advance health equity.

Research Interests: Research interests include exploring social accountability on the part of healthcare institutions in relation to community benefits spending and tax exemption; exploring the impacts of promotion policies within academic medicine in relation to the minority tax; and community input and benefit in service learning health equity curriculum design.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale University