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Alan Jay Schwartz, MD, MSEd

Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Corporate Director (Treasurer 2001-2014)-Children's Anesthesiology Associates, Ltd, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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
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-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

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.

Glaze 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.

Schwartz AJ: The Anesthetic Record: Lessons About Ethics and Education. ANESTHESIOLOGY 2016 Notes: in press.

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.

Schwartz AJ, Nussmeier NA, Shafer S: Experience=Education: Time for the Next Step. A&A Case Reports (Editorial) 5: 15-16, July 2015.

Schwartz AJ: SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND THE ANESTHESIOLOGIST Key [Education] Papers from the most recent literature relevant to anesthesiologists Anesthesiology 123: Aug A22, Sept A22, Nov A22, July-December 2015.

Black SA, Schwartz AJ: Behavior Grounded in Experiences. ANESTHESIOLOGY 123: 10-11, July 2015.

Kamath AM, Schwartz AJ, Simpao A, Lingappan A, Rehman MA, Galvez JA: Induction of general anesthesia is in the eye of the beholder-Objective feedback through a wearable camera. JGME 7: 268-269, June 2015.

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) 122: 190, January 2015.

Simpao AF, Janik LS, Hsu G, Schwartz AJ, Heuer GG, Warrington AP, Rehman MA: Transient and Reproducible Loss of Motor-Evoked Potential Signals After Intravenous Levetiracetam in a Child Undergoing Craniotomy for Resection of Astrocytoma. A&A Case Reports 4: 26-28, January 2015.

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