Dr. Jeremy Schwartz, MD
Dr. Schwartz is an Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) at Yale School of Medicine and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) at Yale School of Public Health. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He places an emphasis on patient quality and safety and the patient experience, and engages in research in those realms. He directs a large quality improvement project aiming to improve patient care, patient-centered communication, and inter-professional engagement in the inpatient setting.
Globally, his focus centers around non-communicable diseases (NCDs). He is an active member of the global NCD advocacy movement, and serves on the Advisory Council of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network and is a member of the East African NCD Alliance post-2015 Implementation Initiative. His research focuses on improving integrated health service delivery for NCDs in Uganda. He is a co-founder, and the US-based co-Director, of the Uganda Initiative for the Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD). This multi-sectoral collaboration brings together leaders from the Ugandan Ministry of Health, academia (Yale School of Medicine and Makerere University College of Health Sciences), civil society organizations, and the health system to address the often fragmented nature of NCD service delivery and training.