Brian Schwartz, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|University of California, San Francisco||Infectious Diseases Fellowship||2008|
|Massachusetts General Hospital||Internal Medicine Residency||2004|
|Rush Medical College||M.D.||2001|
|UCSF||2014||Gold-Headed Cane Endowed Teaching Chair in Internal Medicine|
|UCSF||2013||Essential Core Teaching Award for Commitment to Medical Student Teaching|
|UCSF||2012||Member, Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators|
Brian Schwartz is a physician specializing in the treatment of infectious diseases. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infections in immunocompromised patients. He oversees the inpatient infectious diseases consultation service and the Infectious Diseases Faculty Practice.
He earned his undergraduate degree in biological anthropology from the University of Michigan and a medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed an internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by an infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF where he joined the faculty in 2008. Presently, he is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases.
His work on medical education includes serving as the course director for the Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation block in the School of Medicine, the Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship, member of the Education Committee for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and he serves on the Microbiology/Immunology Item Writing Committee for the National Board of Medical Examiners. In 2012 he was elected into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators and in 2014 he was received the Gold-Headed Cane Endowed Teaching Chair for Internal Medicine. He has served on national guideline committees to create recommendations for the management of Chagas disease and tuberculosis in transplant recipients. He also serves as a contributing editor to the Sanford Guide of Antimicrobial Therapy.
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