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Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

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.
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-Recertification, 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (Recertified 2013-2022), 2002.
American Board of Anesthesiology-Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (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, Graduate and Continuing Medical Education

Selected Publications

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 Notes: Submitted-under review.

Schwartz AJ: The Laws of Medicine-Field Notes From an Uncertain Science (Book Review). The Pharos 2022 Notes: Submitted-under review.

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.

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

Ambardekar AP, Schwartz AJ: Availability of Pediatric Surgery: Implications for Planning Pediatric Anesthesiology Education. Anesthesiology (Editorial) 134: 826-7, June 2021 Notes: in press.

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

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.

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.

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