Texas Tech University

Gilbert Berdine, M.D.

Faculty Affiliate and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Medical Education

Dr. Gilbert Berdine, Faculty Affiliate

Gilbert Berdine is an associate professor of internal medicine and medical education at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and a faculty affiliate with the Free Market Institute.

Dr. Berdine earned his B.S. degrees in chemistry and life sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA and his M.D. degree from Harvard University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (now called Brigham and Women's Hospital) in Boston, MA.

Dr. Berdine was a faculty member at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio from 1983-1989. He was in the private practice of medicine from 1989-2009 when he returned to academia as a faculty member of TTUHSC.

Dr. Berdine's current teaching activities include lecturer for the respiratory blocks in the 1st year Major Organ Systems course and the 2nd year Systems Disorders 1 course. His clinical duties include staff attending physician for the inpatient Pulmonary Consult Service, inpatient Internal Medicine Floor Service, and the outpatient Pulmonary Fellow Clinic. He also sees patients in the Pulmonary Clinic for Texas Tech Physicians.

Dr. Berdine's research interests include the application of Austrian Economics to health care delivery and consumption. Dr. Berdine has published articles on these topics in peer reviewed journals and is a contributor to the Mises Daily Wire and the American Institute of Economic Research.

Recent Publications

Recent Op-Eds and Short Articles

March 5, 2021 — Birth Dearth Nine Months Following COVID Lockdowns — AIER Daily Economy News

March 3, 2021 — What We've Learned from Israel's Covid Vaccine Program — Mises Institute Mises Wire

November 30, 2020 — Covid Misclassification: What Do the Data Suggest? — AIER Daily Economy News

October 12, 2020 — Lockdowns of Young People Lead to More Deaths from Covid-10 — AIER Daily Economy News

September 11, 2020 — Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination is Unethical and Unscientific — Mises Institute Mises Wire

August 15, 2020 — Why Americans Should Adopt the Sweden Model on Covid-19 — Mises Institute Mises Wire

June 15, 2020 — COVID-19 Lockdowns are Neither Necessary, nor Scientific, nor Helpful — Mises Institute Mises Wire

April 26, 2020 — Coronovirus and health care economicsThe Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles


Email: gilbert.berdine@ttuhsc.edu
Phone: (806) 743-3155
Office: 4C174 School of Medicine

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