Erik W Black

Erik W Black, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Business Email: ewblack@ufl.edu

About Erik W Black

Dr. Black is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Education, he also serves as the Associate Director of the Office of Interprofessional Education at the University of Florida Health Science Center. His primary roles are in health sciences and public health education, assessment and evaluation.

Accomplishments

Exemplary Teacher Award
2017 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Quality Improvement Educator Award
2017 · University of Florida Health Science Center
Award for Program Excellence in Social Mission in Health Professions Education
2016 · Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Champions for Change Community Engagement Award
2015 · University of Florida
Exemplary Teacher Award
2015 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Society of Teaching Scholars
2014-Current · University of Florida College of Medicine
Exemplary Teacher Award
2010 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Graduate Research Award
2009 · University of Florida College of Education

Board Certifications

  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)
    National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Research Profile

Dr. Black maintains an active research agenda focused on interprofessional education, public health education and the evaluation and assessment of learners, learning and instructional environments across a broad range of ages and life stages.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-5284-135X

Areas of Interest
  • Infectious Diesease
  • Pediatrics
  • Public Health
  • Research Methology
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • machine learning for predictive analytics
  • medical education

Publications

2021
K-12 Virtual Schooling, COVID-19, and Student Success.
JAMA pediatrics. 175(2):119-120 [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3800. [PMID] 32780093.
2021
Using Data Mining for the Early Identification of Struggling Learners in Physician Assistant Education.
The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 32(1):38-42 [DOI] 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000347. [PMID] 33605688.
2020
A Script for What Ails Your Learners: Feedback Scripts to Promote Effective Learning.
Academic pediatrics. 20(5):721-723 [DOI] 10.1016/j.acap.2020.02.005.
2020
Using machine learning analysis to assist in differentiating between necrotizing enterocolitis and spontaneous intestinal perforation: A novel predictive analytic tool.
Journal of pediatric surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2020.11.008. [PMID] 33342603.
2019
Teaching Students How to Improve Safety and Quality in Two Children’s Hospitals: Building a Pediatric Clerkship Patient Safety and Quality Experience
Academic Pediatrics. 19(6):712-715 [DOI] 10.1016/j.acap.2019.04.008. [PMID] 31028949.
2018
Using Simulation to Teach Echocardiography: A Systematic Review.
Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. 13(6):413-419 [DOI] 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000351. [PMID] 30520805.
2017
Evaluation of a Cross Cultural Curriculum: Changing Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills in Pediatric Residents.
Maternal and child health journal. 21(7):1537-1543 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-017-2282-3. [PMID] 28236158.
2016
An Interprofessional Small-Group Learning Experience in Early Childhood Caries With Fluoride Varnish Application.
MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources. 12 [DOI] 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10495. [PMID] 30984837.
2016
Anonymous social media – Understanding the content and context of Yik Yak
Computers in Human Behavior. 57:17-22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.chb.2015.11.043.
2016
Incorporating Inter-Professional Education Into a Veterinary Medical Curriculum
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 43(3):275-281 [DOI] 10.3138/jvme.0715-121R.
2014
Implementation of a novel track-based pediatric residency training program.
The Journal of pediatrics. 165(6):1076-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.08.053. [PMID] 25458947.
2013
An Evaluation of Collaborative Interdisciplinary Health-Related Community Projects Background
Journal of Interprofessional Care. 27
2013
Applying Mixed Reality To Simulate Vulnerable Populations for Practicing Clinical Communication Skills
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics. 19:539-546
2013
Identifying indicators during pregnancy for child maltreatment.
Maternal and child health journal. 17(10):1817-24 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-012-1201-x. [PMID] 23233243.
2013
Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization changing? A study of academic health center daycare facilities.
Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 34(10):1124-6 [DOI] 10.1086/673161. [PMID] 24018938.
2013
Online social network use by health care providers in a high traffic patient care environment.
Journal of medical Internet research. 15(5) [DOI] 10.2196/jmir.2421. [PMID] 23685530.
2013
The association of maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index with breastfeeding initiation.
Maternal and child health journal. 17(10):1842-51 [DOI] 10.1007/s10995-012-1204-7. [PMID] 23247667.
2012
Online schools and children with special health and educational needs: comparison with performance in traditional schools.
Journal of medical Internet research. 14(3) [DOI] 10.2196/jmir.1947. [PMID] 22547538.
2012
Parents’ knowledge of and opinions about healthcare laws and technology in primary care.
Informatics in primary care. 20(1):69-74 [PMID] 23336837.
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2011
Applying the Community of Inquiry Framework To An Online Professional Practice Doctoral Program
International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning. 12:126-142
2011
Are gymnasium equipment surfaces a source of staphylococcal infections in the community?
American journal of infection control. 39(2):148-50 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.06.006. [PMID] 21356432.
2011
Family-centered rounds and medical student education: a qualitative examination of students’ perceptions.
Hospital pediatrics. 1(1):24-9 [DOI] 10.1542/hpeds.2011-0004. [PMID] 24510926.
2011
Nonclinical use of online social networking sites: new and old challenges to medical professionalism.
The Journal of clinical ethics. 22(2):179-82 [PMID] 21837891.
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2011
Pediatric residents’ learning styles and temperaments and their relationships to standardized test scores.
Journal of graduate medical education. 3(4):566-70 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-10-00147.1. [PMID] 23205211.
2011
Protected health information on social networking sites: ethical and legal considerations.
Journal of medical Internet research. 13(1) [DOI] 10.2196/jmir.1590. [PMID] 21247862.
2010
Revisiting Social Network Utilization by Physicians-in-Training.
Journal of graduate medical education. 2(2):289-93 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-10-00011.1. [PMID] 21975635.
2009
An analysis of healthcare providers’ online ratings.
Informatics in primary care. 17(4):249-53 [PMID] 20359403.
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2008
Data for Free: Using Lms Activity Logs To Measure Community in Online Courses
Internet and Higher Education. 11(2):65-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.iheduc.2008.03.002.
2008
Intersection of Online Social Networking With Medical Professionalism: Can Medicine Police the Facebook Boom? Reply
Journal of General Internal Medicine. 23(12):2156-2156 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-008-0816-5.
2008
Reflective Education and Simulation in Pediatric Medical Education
Journal of Investigative Medicine. 56
2008
The intersection of online social networking with medical professionalism.
Journal of general internal medicine. 23(7):954-7 [DOI] 10.1007/s11606-008-0538-8. [PMID] 18612723.
2008
Wikipedia and Academic Peer Review – Wikipedia as a Recognised Medium for Scholarly Publication?
Online Information Review. 32(1):73-88 [DOI] 10.1108/14684520810865994.

Grants

Aug 2020 ACTIVE
Medical Education, Strategic Initiatives & Partnerships (SIP) – Cross-Continuum consultant for medical Education
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ASSO OF AMER MEDICAL COLLEGES
May 2018 – Oct 2019
A Mixed Method Evaluation of the ABP PIMs: Understanding the ABP Diplomat's Perspectives and Experiences for Programmatic Enhancement
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: THE AMER BOARD OF PEDIATRICS
Aug 2015 – Jul 2017
Foundational learning in medical student teamwork
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL CLINICAL PRACTICE ASSO
Jul 2014 – Jun 2017
Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention-Interpersonal Collaborative Practice
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN
Mar 2014 – Feb 2021
Safety Instruction and Competency Assessment for Laparoscopy
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIBIB

Education

MPH
2017 · University of Florida
PhD
2009 · University of Florida
MA
2005 · The College of New Jersey
BS
1997 · Virginia Tech

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020
PHC6940 Master of Public Health Capstone
2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
BMS6812 Intro Clin Med 2
2009-2013
EDG6931 Special Topics
2011-2012
EME6609 Instructional Design
2009
EME5403 Instructional Computing I
2008
EME2040 Intro Educ Technology
2007
ESE6939 Special Topics
2007
EME6208 Des Integ Media Env 1

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
ewblack@ufl.edu