J. Sanford Schwartz, MD

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Leon Hess Professor in Internal Medicine
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
Blockley Hall Suite #1120
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6021
Office: (215) 898-3563
Education:
A.B. (History)
University of Rochester , 1970.
Fellowship
US Public Health Service International Fellow Study of Israeli Health Care System and Cultural Aspects of Health Care, 1972.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1974.
Residency
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Resident in Medicine, 1977.

University of Pennsylvania Wharton Graduate School of Management , 1979.
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Selected Publications

Yu DT, Black E, Sands KE, Schwartz JS, Hibberd PL, Graman PS, Lanken PN, Kahn KL, Snydman DR, Parsonnet J, Moore R, Platt R, Bates DW for Acacdemic Medical Center Consortium Sepsis Project Working Group: Severe sepsis: Variation in resource and therapeutic modality use among academic medical centers. Critical Care 2: R24-R34, 2003.

Bates DW, Yu DT, Black E, Sands KE, Schwartz JS, Hibberd PL, Graman PS, Lanken PN, Kahn KL, Snydman DR, Parsonnet J, Moore R, Platt R. for the AMCC Sepsis Project Working Group : Resource utilization in patients with sepsis syndrome. Infection Control Hospital Epidemiology 24: 62-70, 2003.

National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group: A Randomized Trial Comparing Lung-Volume–Reduction Surgery with Medical Therapy for Severe Emphysema. New England Journal of Medicine. 348: 2059-2073, 2003.

National Emphysema Treatment : Cost Effectiveness of Lung-Volume–Reduction Surgery for Patients with Severe Emphysema. New England Journal of Medicine. Trial Research Group 348: 2092-2102, 2003.

Lewis JD, Brown A, Localio AR, Schwartz JS.: Initial evaluation of rectal bleeding in young persons. A cost-effectiveness analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine 136: 99-110, 2002.

Armstrong K, Schwartz JS, FitzGerald G, Putt M, Ubel PA. : Effect of framing as gain versus loss on understanding hypothetical treatment choices: Survival and mortality curves. Medical Decision Making 22: 76-83, 2002.

Hsia EC, Chung JB, Schwartz JS, Albert DA: Clinical and cost-effectiveness of Lyme disease vaccine. Arthritis & Rheumatism Page: 1651-1660, 2002.

Schwartz JS. : A new era of leadership. American Journal of Managed Care 8: 697-698, 2002.

Armstrong K, Berlin M, Schwartz JS, Propert K, Ubel P. : Barriers to influenza immunization in a Low-Income Urban Population. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 20: 21-25, 2001.

Sonnad SS, Schwartz JS, Langlotz CP: Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging for staging of prostate cancer: A meta-analysis to examine the effect of technological change. Academic Radiology 8: 149-157, 2001.

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