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Gail Valerie Berkenblit, MD PhD

Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Education, Osler Medicine Training Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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  • Associate Program Director for Ambulatory Education, Osler Medicine Training Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Improving resident training in HIV outpatient care; Design and evaluation of an internet-based curriculum


  • English
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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1998)
    • Harvard University (Cambridge MA ) (1996)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2001)


    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)
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    Selected Publications

    1. Salgado M, Gandhi S, Buckheit RW, Berkenblit GV, Blankson JN. Evolution of an Attenuated HIV-1 Isolate in an Elite Suppressor. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24117037 
    2. Berkenblit GV, Sosman JM, Bass M, Gebrekristos HT, Cofrancesco J Jr, Sullivan LE, Cook RL, Edison M, Bashook PG, Korthuis PT. Factors affecting clinician educator encouragement of routine HIV testing among trainees. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jul;27(7):839-44. doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-1985-9. PMID: 22302354 
    3. Bass MG, Korthuis PT, Cofrancesco J Jr, Berkenblit GV, Sullivan LE, Asch SM, Bashook PG, Edison M, Sosman JM, Cook RL. Provider and practice characteristics associated with use of rapid HIV Testing by general internists. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Nov;26(11):1258-64. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1764-z. Epub 2011 Jun 28. PMID: 21710314 
    4. Korthuis PT, Berkenblit GV, Sullivan LE, Cofrancesco J Jr, Cook RL, Bass M, Bashook PG, Edison M, Asch SM, Sosman JM. General internists' beliefs, behaviors, and perceived barriers to routine HIV screening in primary care. AIDS Educ Prev. 2011 Jun;23(3 Suppl):70-83. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2011.23.3_supp.70. PMID: 21689038
    5. Chaudhry AA, Berkenblit G, Gifford AL, Cofrancesco J Jr, Sosman J, Sullivan LE. Update in HIV medicine for the generalist. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 May;26(5):538-42. doi: 10.1007/s11606-010-1580-x. Epub 2010 Dec 8. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 21140297 
    6. Phillips KA, Berkenblit GV. Training residents in outpatient HIV care. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Dec;25(12):1273; author reply 1274. doi: 10.1007/s11606-010-1522-7. No abstract available. PMID: 20882361 
    7. Phillips KA, Cofrancesco J Jr, Sisson S, Wu AW, Bass EB, Berkenblit G. A multicenter study of internal medicine residents' perceptions of training, competence, and performance in outpatient HIV care. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Mar;24(3):159-64. doi: 10.1089/apc.2009.0302. PMID: 20214483 
    8. Kinsman H, Roter D, Berkenblit G, Saha S, Korthuis PT, Wilson I, Eggly S, Sankar A, Sharp V, Cohn J, Moore RD, Beach MC. "We'll do this together": the role of the first person plural in fostering partnership in patient-physician relationships. J Gen Intern Med. 2010 Mar;25(3):186-93. doi: 10.1007/s11606-009-1178-3. Epub 2009 Dec 22. PMID: 20033624 
    9. Cook RL, Berkenblit G. Routine HIV testing hits the primary care clinic. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Dec;24(12):1338-40. doi: 10.1007/s11606-009-1156-9. No abstract available. PMID: 19876693 
    10. Berkenblit G, Sullivan L, Sosman J, Gifford A, Cofrancesco J Jr. Update in HIV care. J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Feb;22(2):253-6. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 17356995
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670
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    Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Moore Clinic for HIV Care
    600 North Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-1725
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-6450
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725
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