Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

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Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 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.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Anesthesiology and Cardiac Anesthesiology

Description of Other Expertise

Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Medical Education

Selected Publications

Schwartz AJ: A Contemporary Reading List. ANESTHESIOLOGY (Letter-to-the-Editor) 134: 354-355, February 2021 Notes: DOI:

Card EB, Zimmerman C, Kalmar CL, Trueblood E, Low DW, Ramirez, Friedland LR, Schwartz AJ, Jackson OA: Visual Resources for Postoperative Care to Overcome Language and Cultural Barriers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 Notes: in press.

Ambardekar AP, Schwartz AJ: Availability of Pediatric Surgery: Implications for Planning Pediatric Anesthesiology Education. Anesthesiology (Editorial) 2021 Notes: in press.

Galvez JA, Isserman R, Tuan I, Schwartz AJ: Neonatal and Pediatric Anesthesia. Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals. Sharar SR, Ortega R, Stock MC, Cullen BFNathan N (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 2021 Notes: in press.

Schwartz AJ, Low DW, Hunter S, Lockman J: Don't Let Your Student Fall A Sleep. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 132(6): 1556, June 2020.

Ambardekar A, Black S, Singh D, Lockman JL, Simpao AF, Hales R, Rodgers D, Gurnaney HG, Schwartz AJ: The impact of simulation-based medical education on resident management of emergencies in pediatric anesthesiology. Pediatric Anesthesia 29(7): 753-759, July 2019.

Conlon TW, Lin EE, Bruins BB, Manriquw Espinel AM, Muhly WT, Elliott E, Glau C, Himebauch AS, Johnson G, Fiadjoe JE, Lockman JL, Nishisakii A, Schwartz AJ: Getting to Know a Familiar Face: Current and Emerging Focused Ultrasound Applications for the Perioperative Setting. Pediatric Anesthesia 29: 672-681, July 2019.

Lockman JL, Yehya N, Schwartz AJ, Cronholm PF: Professionalism in pediatric anesthesiology: Affirmation of a definition based on results of a nationally administered survey of pediatric anesthesiologists. Pediatric Anesthesia 29: 345-352, April 2019.

Ambardekar A, Haydar B, Baker K, Schwartz AJ: Academic anesthesiologists perceive significant internal barriers to clinical teaching in a cross-sectional survey. Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine 21(1): 1-14, 2019.

Jablonka D, Srinivasan A, Schwartz AJ, Subramanyam R: Pulmonary Thromboembolism. Anesthesiology (Images in Anesthesiology) 130: 149, 2019.

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Last updated: 04/02/2021
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