Bruce E. Landon, MD, MBA, MSc, is a professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School and a professor of medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He practices internal medicine at BIDMC.
Dr. Landon’s primary research interest is assessing how different characteristics of physicians and health care organizations, ranging from health plans to physician group practices, impact physician behavior and health care service provision. Through this work, he has developed a theoretical model to explain how health care organizations affect the quality of care. He is currently involved in several projects to describe and quantify the impact of organizational characteristics and strategies, including quality improvement activities and financial incentives, on the provision of care. Dr. Landon has been funded as a Principal Investigator by the National Institute of Aging, the National Cancer Institute, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Dr. Landon graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a major in finance. He received his MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and an MBA with a concentration in health care management from the Wharton School. He also received an MSc in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Landon is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Professors.