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Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Corporate Director (Treasurer 2001-2014)-Children's Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Education and Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship (2001-2014), Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Anesthesiologist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1885
Fax: 215-590-1415
BA (Biology)
Temple University, 1968.
MD (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 1972.
MSEd (Education)
University of Pennsylvania, 1983.
Post-Graduate Training
Medicine Intern, Temple University, 1972-1973.
Anesthesiology Resident, University of Pennsylvania, 1973-1975.
Cardiac, Pediatric & Education Anesthesiology Fellow, University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1975-1976.
American Board of Anesthesiology , 1976.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Recertification, 1993.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (Recertified 2013-2022), 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Recertification, 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (in progress 2013-2022), 2012.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Anesthesiology and Cardiac Anesthesiology

Description of Other Expertise

Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

Selected Publications

Glaze JA, Lin EE, Schwartz AJ, Simpao AF: Ultrasound-Guided Vascular Access: Visualizing the tip of the needle. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 2016 Notes: in press.

Fahy BG, Brull SJ, Schwartz AJ: Anesthesiology Graduate Medical Education: Best Approaches for the Learner, Best Approaches for the Teacher. Anesth Analg 121: 1428-9, December 2015.

Schwartz AJ, Nussmeier NA, Shafer S: Experience=Education: Time for the Next Step. A&A Case Reports (Editorial) 5: 15-16, July 2015.

Black SA, Schwartz AJ: Behavior Grounded in Experiences. ANESTHESIOLOGY 123: 10-11, July 2015.

Kamath AM, Schwartz AJ, Simpao A, Lingappan A, Rehman MA, Galvez JA: Induction of general anesthesia is in the eye of the beholder-Objective feedback through a wearable camera. JGME 7: 268-269, June 2015.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Schwartz AJ, Rehman MA: Inversion of the right hemidiaphragm due to massive hemothorax after central line placement. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 122: 190, January 2015.

Schwartz AJ: SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST Key [Education] Papers from the most recent literature relevant to anesthesiologists ANESTHESIOLOGY 122: Feb A22, Mar A22, Apr A22, January-June 2015.

Lockman JL, Schwartz AJ: In Reply. ANESTHESIOLOGY 122: 219-220, January 2015.

Simpao AF, Janik LS, Hsu G, Schwartz AJ, Heuer GG, Warrington AP, Rehman MA: Transient and Reproducible Loss of Motor-Evoked Potential Signals After Intravenous Levetiracetam in a Child Undergoing Craniotomy for Resection of Astrocytoma. A&A Case Reports 4: 26-28, January 2015.

Adler AC, Schwartz AJ, Nathan AT: Compressive Mediastinal Mass and Large Pericardial Effusion in a Child. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) In Press 2015.

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Last updated: 02/02/2016
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