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Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Corporate Director (Treasurer)-Children's Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Education and Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, 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
Education:
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.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology , 1976.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Recertification, 1993.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Recertification, 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (Recertified 2013-2022), 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (in progress 2013-2022), 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Anesthesiology and Cardiac Anesthesiology

Description of Other Expertise

Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

Selected Publications

Schwartz AJ: Practicing on Patients. NYTimes.com/New York Times Blog: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/14/practicing-on-patients-2/?comments#permid=12580714 August 14 2014.

Lockman JL, Schwartz AJ: Learn it - Memorize it! Better yet - Open your smartphone and use the information! Anesthesiology 120, June 2014 Notes: in press.

Schwartz AJ, Andropoulos DB, Davidson A, Editors: Pediatric Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology Clinics. ELSEVIER, 32: 1-308, March 2014.

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) 120, February 2014.

Simpao AF, Javia LR, Schwartz AJ, Rehman MA: Shoulder dystocia, laryngeal tear, mediastinal intubation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a neonate. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 120: 480, February 2014.

Black SA, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Schwartz AJ: Airway management in an infant with a giant occipital encephalocele. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 120, February 2014 Notes: in press.

Schwartz AJ: SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST Key [Education] Papers from the most recent literature relevant to anesthesiologists. Anesthesiology 120: Jan, A 23; Feb, A 24; Mar, A 14; May, A 28; June, A 22, January-May 2014.

Simpao AF, Wong R, Ferrara TJ, Hedrick HL, Schwartz AJ, Snyder TL, Tharakan SJ, Bailey PD: From simulation to separation surgery: A tale of two twins. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 120: 110, January 2014 Notes: In Press.

Ambardekar AP, Wortham S, Schwartz AJ: The right ingredients: Essential if you want to bake the cake right! Anesthesiology 120: 22-23, January 2014.

Schwartz AJ: Education outside the journal: Should the anesthesiologist be suspicious that the patient is pickwickian? AA2day.org (Anesthesia & Analgesia Blog) January 17 2014.

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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