InterRAI

Bios of Current Members

Bruce Leff, MD
Associate Professor

email bruce.leff(at)interrai.org

Dr. Leff is professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. He holds a joint appointment in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health where he is also a member of the Health Services Research and Development Center and the Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care.

>He is the director of the Center on Aging and Health (COAH) Program in Geriatric Health Services Research and the codirector of the Elder House Call Program in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the associate medical director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Business Development and Strategic Alliances, which bring together Hopkins experts with partners in the business world to translate Hopkins expertise into high-impact programs.

His principal areas of health services research relate to home care and the development, evaluation, and dissemination of novel models of care for older adults, including the Hospital at Home model of care, Guided Care geriatric service line models, and medical house call practices. In addition, his research interests extend to issues related to multimorbidity, guideline development, and case-mix issues and he is a member of the Johns Hopkins ACG Case-Mix system team. He is a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, president of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians, and is a Fellow of interRAI.

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