Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

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

Contact information
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: Authors & Editors Must Consider Appropriate use of Acronyms & Initialisms, Or Text Will be DOA (Dead on Arrival) ANESTHESIOLOGY (Letter-to-the-Editor) 2023 Notes: in press.

Schwartz AJ: Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital. ANESTHESIOLOGY (Book Review) 2023 Notes: in press.

Schwartz AJ: Opioids: The Elephant in the Room-“Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty” “Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America” ANESTHESIOLOGY (Book Review) 137: 754-755, December 2022.

Schwartz AJ, Coleman ML, Moon JS: Thomas Dent Mütter, M.D. (1811-1859): Exemplar of Expertise Anesthesiology (Special Article) 137: 666-72, December 2022.

Chatterjee D, Schwartz AJ: Toddlers and Button Batteries: A Deadly Combination. Pediatric Anesthesia Article of the Day ( September 19 2022.

Schwartz AJ: Educational startegies to promote clinical diagnostic reasoning. ANESTHESIOLOGY (Science, Medicine and the Anesthesiologist) 137(3), September 2022.

Card E, Morales C, Kimia R, Ramirez J, Billingslea M, Marroquín A, Masaya I, Arteaga V, Marazita M, Friedland LR, Low DW, Schwartz AJ, Scott M, Jackson OA: A retrospective and prospective cohort study comparing pediatric patients with cleft lip and palate from the United States and Guatemala" The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2022.

Schwartz AJ: The Laws of Medicine: Field Notes From an Uncertain Science (Book Review). The Pharos Page: 58-59, Spring 2022.

Schwartz AJ: Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer Anesthesiology (Book Review) 135: 1164-65, December 2021.

Card EB, Zimmerman C, Kalmar CL, Trueblood E, Low DW, Ramirez JM, Friedland LR, Schwartz AJ, Jackson OA: Visual Resources for Postoperative Care to Overcome Language and Cultural Barriers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 148 (6): 1075e-1079e, December 2021.

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Last updated: 01/13/2023
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