Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine
Dr. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health. He is a board-certified Internist and Pediatrician. Dr. Schwartz practices Medicine on the inpatient teaching service at Yale New Haven Hospital. There he serves as Firm Chief, overseeing clinical, educational, and quality improvement activities on a 32-bed unit that is the inpatient home of the Yale Primary Care program. Globally, Dr. Schwartz’s work centers around health service delivery for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in East Africa, specifically Uganda, where he began working in 2004. He is co-founder and co-Director of the Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of NCDs, a research, training, and advocacy consortium based in Kampala. He is an NIH-funded Principal Investigator and, along with his Ugandan and US collaborators, oversees a broad research portfolio on integrated care delivery with focus areas that include access to essential medicines; clinical integration of HIV and hypertension; self-care for diabetes and hypertension; and mobile health technology for self-care in heart failure. He has mentored numerous pre- and post-doctoral trainees from the US, Canada, and Uganda. Dr. Schwartz is a commissioner on the Uganda National NCD and Injuries of Poverty Commission.