Douglas Brock, PhD

Associate Professor, Family Medicine and MEDEX Northwest

Adjunct Associate Professor, Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education

dmbrock@uw.edu


Interests:

Development and evaluation of team based trainings (Interprofessional Education), program evaluation, communication training, patient safety, simulation and midlevel workforce analysis.

Background:

B.A. Mathematics (University of Montana), M.Ed Educational Psychology (University of Washington), PhD Social Psychology (University of Washington).  Dr. Brock’s training included quantitative and qualitative research methods.  Twenty years’ experience working in medical education.

Research:

Development and evaluation of team based trainings (Interprofessional Education), program evaluation, communication training, patient safety, simulation and midlevel workforce analysis.

Representative publications:

  • Brock DM, Nicholson JG, Hooker RS. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians:  Adverse actions and malpractice payments. Medical Care Research and Review. 2016:1-12. DOI: 10.1177/1077558716659022.
  • Willgerodt M, Blakeney EA., Brock DM, Liner D, Murphy N, Zierler B. Focusing on flexibility and sustainability: Lessons learned from developing and sustaining interprofessional education at an academic health center. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2015
  • Quella A, Brock DM, Hooker R. Physician assistant wages and employment:  2000-2025. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants. 2015;28(6):56-63.
  • Brock DM, Scott T, Skaggs SA, Evans TC. Rural versus Suburban/Urban Experiences in a Family Medicine Preceptorship: Applying Typhon PAST® Data to Evaluation and Research. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2015;26(4):193-197.
  • Brock DM, Quella A, Lipira L, Lu D, Gallagher TH. Physician assistants and disclosure of medical error.  Academic Medicine. 2014;89(6):858-862.
  • Brock DM, Abu-Rish E, Chiu C, Hammer D, Wilson S, Vorvick L, Schaad, DS, & Liner D, Zierler B. Interprofessional education in team communication:  Working together to improve patient safety. British Journal of Medicine: Quality and Safety. 2013;22(5):414-423.
  • Brock DM, Mauksch L, Witteborn S, Hummel J, Nagasawa P, Robins LS. Effectiveness of intensive physician training in upfront agenda setting.  Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2011;26(11):1317-1323.