Jeremy I Schwartz MD

Assistant Firm Chief, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program

Biographical Info

Dr. Schwartz completed residency training in the Yale Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program and currently practices in both fields. As Assistant Firm Chief of the Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, his primary clinical and teaching responsibilities are on the inpatient wards at Waterbury Hospital. His outpatient practice is located in the Med/Peds Clinic affiliated with St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Schwartz also provides direct patient care and teaching on the Internal Medicine service at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda where he has been working in various capacities since 2004.

His areas of interest include patient safety, satisfaction, and quality of care in academic medical environments. His international work focuses on the integrated care of chronic non-communicable diseases. He is a founding member of the Uganda Initiative for the Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD). He is Medical Director of the Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN), a large cohort study of non-communicable diseases, based at Yale. As a physician-advocate, he serves as Representative to the Americas on the Global Steering Committee of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and is on the planning committe of the East African NCD Alliances Post-2015 Implementation Initiative. Dr. Schwartz has been directing "Topics in Global Medicine" (formerly the Tropical Medicine Course) since 2010.


International Activity

  • Uganda Initiative for the Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD)
    Uganda (2013)
    Founding member; mission is to improve integration of NCD services in Uganda
  • Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN)
    Trinidad and Tobago; Barbados; Puerto Rico; U.S. Virgin Islands (2012)
    Medical Director
  • Medical education
    Kampala, Uganda (2008)
    Supervise students and house officers in provision of care to inpatients and outpatients in Internal Medicine

Education & Training

B.S.
Cornell University (2000)
M.D.
Univ of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry (2006)
Resident
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics (2006 - 2010)
Global Health Chief Resident
Yale Primary Care Residency Program, Internal Medicine (2010 - 2011)
Board Certification
Pediatrics, Board Certified  (2010)
Board Certification
Internal Medicine, Board Certified  (2010)

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