Jeremy I Schwartz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Firm Chief, Yale Primary Care Residency Program; Faculty, Global Health Leadership Institute; Medical Director, ECHORN

Research Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Yale Institute for Global Health

MacMillan Center: African Studies

Research Interests

Africa, Eastern; Chronic Disease; Global Health; Interdisciplinary Communication; Quality Improvement; Quality of Health Care; Uganda

Research Summary

My work focuses on understanding and improving the quality of health service delivery for patients with chronic conditions (non-communicable diseases- NCDs). Internationally (with primary focus on Uganda), my main areas of current focus include the intersection of mobile health and self-care of NCDs, clinical integration of HIV/NCD services, and access to essential medicines for NCDs. Domestically, my main areas of focus are on interprofessional care delivery for chronically ill patients in the hospital setting. Additionally, I work on developing innovative quality improvement education for health professions trainees domestically and internationally. 

Activities

  • Uganda Initiative for the Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD) Uganda (2013)

    US-based Co-Director. The mission of UINCD is to build capacity in the realms of prevention, care, training, and research to enable the provision of effective and integrated care along the NCD management spectrum.

  • Eastern Caribbean Health Outcomes Research Network (ECHORN) Barbados; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago; U.S. Virgin Islands (2012)

    Medical Director

Selected Publications

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