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Jamie McElrath Schwartz, M.D.

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Director, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Female

Expertise: Critical Care Medicine

Background

Dr. Jamie Schwartz is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is critical care medicine. Dr. Schwartz serves as the director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology and the medical director of the Pediatric Transport Team.

She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Medical School and completed a residency in general pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. She completed dual training in pediatric critical care medicine and anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Schwartz is recognized as a leader in the delivery of pediatric critical care and cardiac anesthesiology services. She is also passionate about education, clinical research, and quality and safety.

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Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Transport Team, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (1994)

Residencies

  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children / Pediatrics (1998)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology (2004)

Fellowships

  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia / Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2001)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Anesthesiology (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (2005)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology / Pediatric Anesthesiology (2013)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (2010)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (1997)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Brunetti MA, Jennings JM, Easley RB, Bembea M, Brown A, Heitmiller E, Schwartz JM, Brady KM, Vricella LA, Everett AD. "Glial fibrillary acidic protein in children with congenital heart disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass." Cardiol Young. 2014 Aug;24(4):623-631

Schwartz JM, Nelson KL, Saliski M, Hunt EA, Pronovost PJ. "The daily goals communication sheet: a simple and novel tool for improved communication and care." Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008 Oct; 34(10): 608–13, 561

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