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Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
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
Room 9327
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

Lockman JL, Schwartz AJ, Cronholm PF: Working to define professionalism in pediatric anesthesiology: a qualitative study of domains of the expert pediatric anesthesiologist as valued by interdisciplinary stakeholders. Pediatric Anesthesia 27: 137-146, 2017.

Schwartz AJ: Anesthetic Records: Lessons about Ethics and Education. ANESTHESIOLOGY 124: 1208-1209, June 2016.

Schwartz AJ: SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST Key [Education] Papers from the most recent literature relevant to anesthesiologists ANESTHESIOLOGY 124: Feb A22, January-June 2016.

Glavez 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.

Adler AC, Schwartz AJ, Nathan AT: Compressive Mediastinal Mass and Large Pericardial Effusion in a Child. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 123(4): 928, December 2015.

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.

Lockman JL, Schwartz AJ: Infantile Hemangioma in the Airway. ANESTHESIOLOGY (Images in Anesthesiology) 123(6), December 2015.

Schwartz AJ, Schroeder ME: In Reply. Anesthesiology 123(2): 487-488, August 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: Learning: Behavior Grounded in Experiences. ANESTHESIOLOGY 123(1): 10-11, July 2015.

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Last updated: 02/07/2017
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