Curriculum Vitae
Alan Jeffrey Schwartz

2017

Address

Department of Medical Education (m/c 591)
808 S. Wood St., 986 CME
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 60612-7309
(312) 996-2070 (office)
alansz@uic.edu
ORCID: 0000-0003-3809-6637

Education

1997 Ph.D. Psychology (Cognitive), University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation: Expectation and decision affect (Barbara A. Mellers, thesis supervisor).
1997 M.S. Organizational Behavior, University of California, Berkeley
1992 B.A. Cognitive Science and Women's Studies,
University of California, Berkeley
Summa Cum Laude, Highest Departmental Honors
Honors Thesis: Contested Concepts in Cognitive Social Science (George Lakoff, thesis supervisor)
Honors Thesis: The Feminist Debate on Pornography: 1966-1986 (Evelyn Fox Keller, thesis supervisor)

Experience

2015 - The Michael Reese Endowed Professor of Medical Education, Associate Head, and Director of Research, Department of Medical Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
2016 - Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatrics Research Education Core
University of Illinois at Chicago
2017 - 2020 External Examiner, Master of Health Professions Education Program
Department of Medical Education
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
2011 - 2017 Director, Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network (APPD LEARN)
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
2011 - 2016 Research Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
2011 - 2015 Professor, Associate Head, and Director of Research, Department of Medical Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
2012 - 2013 Affiliate, Department of Curriculum and Instruction,
College of Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
2008 - 2011 Associate Professor and Director of Research, Department of Medical Education
University of Illinois at Chicago
2010 - 2011 Research Associate Professor (joint), Department of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
2010 - 2011 Visiting Scholar
Department of Human System Science
Graduate School of Decision Science & Technology
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
2010 - 2011 External Research Supervisor
Doctor of Philosophy programs in Health Sciences
KLE University
Belgaum, India
2009 - 2011 Senior Consultant
Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network
Association of Pediatric Program Directors / Initiative for Innovation in Pediatric Education
2009 - 2013 Quantitative Methodology Consultant
Initiative for Innovation in Pediatric Education
Federation of Pediatric Organizations
2007 - 2008 Associate Professor and Director of Research, Department of Medical Education
Senior Research Specialist, Department of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
2004 - 2007 Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Senior Research Specialist, Department of Pediatrics
University of Illinois at Chicago
2002 - 2006 Evaluator, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Shared Decision Making Course
1998 - 2001 Consultant, Midwest Center for Health Services Policy and Research, Hines VA Hospital
1997 - 2004 Assistant Professor of Clinical Decision Making, Department of Medical Education
Joint Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1999 - 2004)
Joint Assistant Professor of Psychology (1998 - 1999)
University of Illinois at Chicago
1995-1997 Statistical and Computing Consultant for the Department of Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
1993-1997 Research Assistant for Dr. Barbara Mellers
University of California, Berkeley
1992-1996 Research Assistant on several occasional projects for Dr. Daniel Kahneman
University of California, Berkeley
1996 Instructor, Social Science Research, Academic Talent Development Program
University of California, Berkeley
1994-96 Instructor for Cognitive Science, Academic Talent Development Program
University of California, Berkeley
1995 Teaching Assistant, Cognitive Psychology
University of California, Berkeley
1991 Cognitive Linguistics Consultant for Dr. Laura Stoker
University of California, Berkeley
1990-91 Research Assistant for Dr. George Lakoff
University of California, Berkeley
1989-90 Instructor for Calculus and Precalculus, Center for Academic Precocity
Arizona State University

Awards and Honors

Fulbright Senior Specialist roster candidate, 2016-2021
John M. Eisenberg Award for Practical Application of Medical Decision Making Research, Society for Medical Decision Making, 2015
UIC Honors College Fellow of the Year, 2015
Faculty of the Year, UIC Department of Medical Education, 2014
UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year (Clinical Sciences), 2013
Fulbright Senior Specialist grantee, 2010.
UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009
UIC Teaching Recognition Program Award, 2006
Outstanding Paper by a Young Investigator, Society for Medical Decision Making, 2003
Ray E. Helfer Award for Innovation in Pediatric Education, Ambulatory Pediatrics Association, 2001
Junior Faculty Research Award, Midwest Society for General Internal Medicine, 2000
John Castellan Service Award, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, 2000
UIC Teaching Recognition Program Award, 2000
UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Research Fellowship, 1997
University of California Regents' Fellow, 1992-94.
Phi Beta Kappa, 1991.
University of California Alumni Scholar, 1988-1992.
University of California Regents' Scholar, 1988-1990.
University of California Kraft Scholar, 1988.

Professional Affiliations and Professional Service

Society for Medical Decision Making
Vice President, 2010-2011
Vice President-elect, 2009-2010
Annual Meeting Co-Chair, 2009
Board of Trustees, 2005-2008
Publications Committee, 2008-
Education Committee, 2005-2008, 2009-2011
Abstract Committee Chair, Psychology of Medical Decision Making, 2007
Coordinator, Teaching MDM interest group, 2006-2008
Nominations Committee, 2000-2001
Scientific Review Committee 1998-1999,2001-2007,2012-2013
Society for Judgment and Decision Making
Executive Board, 2004-2008
Webmaster, 1995-2008
Annual Meeting Program Committee, 2006-2009 (Chair 2008)
Student Prize Committee 1998-2000, 2002
American Medical Association - Innovative Strategies for Transforming the Education of Physicians (ISTEP)/Learning Environment Study (LES) collaborative
UIC College of Medicine Representative, 2008-2013
Member, Steering Committee, 2008-2013
Member, Research Protocol Writing Committee, 2008-2013
Funding Agency Panels
Temporary Member, National Institutes of Health BBBP Study Section, October 2011
Panelist, National Science Foundation Decision, Risk and Management Sciences Program, 2008-2010
Grant performance reviewer, Pennsylvania Department of Health, 2009, 2010
Temporary Member, National Institutes of Health HSOD Study Section, February 2009
Temporary Member, National Institutes of Health HSOD Study Section, October 2006
Funding Agency Reviews
External Reviewer, National Science Foundation (DRMS), 2001, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017
Reviewer, UIC Internal Research Grant Competition, 2008
External Reviewer, Dutch Diabetes Research Foundation, June 2008
External Reviewer, Canada Institutes for Health Research, 2008
External Reviewer, Canada Foundation for Innovation, Research Hospital Fund - Large-scale Institutional Endeavours, October 2007
External Reviewer, Ministry of Science, Education, and Sports, Republic of Croatia, June 2007
External Reviewer, National Board of Medical Examiners Stemmler Fund, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010
Editorial
Editor-in-Chief, Medical Decision Making, 2013-2020
Editor-in-Chief, Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice, 2015-2020
Associate Editor, Medical Decision Making, 2009-2012
Editorial Board, Medical Decision Making, 1998-
Consulting Editor, Judgment and Decision Making, 2008-
Feature Editor, "Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making", Medical Decision Making, 1998-2006
Member, Senior Editorial Advisory Board, The Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making (Kattan and Cowen, 2009, Sage Publications).
Joanna Briggs Institute, Adelaide, Australia
International Advisory Board of Scientists in Information Science, 2009-
Journal Reviews
Diagnosis; JAMA; BMJ; Pediatrics; Archives of Internal Medicine; Annals of Internal Medicine; Journal of General Internal Medicine; Psychological Bulletin; Psychological Science; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Judgment and Decision Making; American Journal of Medicine; Medical Education; Advances in Health Sciences Education; Teaching and Learning in Medicine; RIME; Archives of Pathology; Artificial Intelligence in Medicine; Health Psychology; Journal of Health Psychology; Experimental Psychology; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes; Journal of Behavioral Decision Making; Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions; Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers; Industrial Relations; IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering; The Patient: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Teaching Areas

Academic Service

Peer-reviewed papers and papers under review

Schumacher DJ, Michelson C, Poynter S, Barnes M, Li S, Burman N, Sklansky D, Thoreson L, Calaman S, King B, Schwartz A, and the APPD LEARN CCC Study Group. (In press). Thresholds and Interpretations: How Clinical Competency Committees Identify Pediatric Residents with Performance Concerns. Medical Teacher.

Chan T, Mercuri M, Van Dewark K, Sherbino J, Schwartz A, Norman G, Lineberry M. (Provisionally accepted). Managing Multiplicity: Conceptualizing physician cognition in multi-patient environments. Academic Medicine.

Caskey R, Sherman G, Beskin K, Rapport R, Xia Y, Schwartz A. (2017). A behavioral economic approach to improving Human Papillomavirus vaccination. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Schwartz A, Mazouni A. (2017). Medical student, nursing student, and non-health care respondents' implicit attitudes toward doctors and patients: development and a pilot study of a new implicit attitudes test (IAT). PLOS ONE, August 15, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183352

Srinivasan N, Schwartz A, John E, Price R, Amin S. (2017). Acute kidney injury impairs postnatal renal adaptation and increases morbidity and mortality in very low-birth-weight infants. American Journal of Perinatology. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1604470

Kesselheim JC, Schwartz A, Boyer D, for the APPD LEARN Study Group on Education and Service. (2017). Integrating education and service in Pediatric residency training: Results of a national survey. Academic Pediatrics.

McCarroll ML, Ahmed RA, Schwartz A, Gothard MD, Atkinson SS, Hughes PG, Cepeda Brito JR, Assad L, Myers JG, George RL. (2017). Medical Judgment Analogue Studies with Applications to Spaceflight Crew Medical Officers. BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjstel-2017-000210

Ahmed R, McCarroll M, Schwartz A, Gothard MD, Atkinson SS, Hughes P, Cepeda Brito J, Assad L, Myers J, George R. (2017). Development, Validation, and Implementation of a Medical Judgment Metric. Medical Decison Making Policy & Practice, 2(1).

Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Schwartz A, Guillot A, Burke A, Trimm RF, Guralnick S, Mahan JD, Gifford KA, for the APPD LEARN Validity of Resident Self-Assessment Group. (2017). Identifying Gaps in the Performance of Pediatric Trainees Who Receive Marginal/Unsatisfactory Ratings. Academic Medicine.

Mink RB, Schwartz A, Herman BE, Turner DA, Curran ML, Myers A, Hsu DC, Kesselheim JC, Carraccio CL, for the Subspecialty Pediatrics Investigator Network (SPIN). (2017). Validity of Level of Supervision Scales for Assessing Pediatric Fellows on the Common Pediatric Subspecialty Entrustable Professional Activities. Academic Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000001820

Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Schwartz A, Guillot AP, Burke AE, Trimm RF, Guralnick S, Mahan JD, Gifford KA for APPD LEARN validity of resident self-assessment group. (2017). Competent for Unsupervised Practice: Use of Pediatric Residency Training Milestones to Assess Readiness. Academic Medicine, 92(3): 385-393.

Osta AD, Barnes MM, Pessagno R, Schwartz A, Hirshfield LE. (2016). Acculturation Needs of Pediatric International Medical Graduates: A Qualitative Study. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 29(2): 143-152. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10401334.2016.1251321

Gunasekaran T, Prabhakar G, Schwartz A, Gorla K, Gupta S, Berman J. (2016). Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children and Adolescents with Abdominal Pain: Comparison with EoE-Dysphagia and Functional Abdominal Pain. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Heptaology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4123692

Shah R, Kennedy S, Clark MD, Bauer SC, Schwartz A. (2016). Primary Care-Based Interventions To Promote Positive Parenting Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis. Pediatrics, 137(5).

Schwartz A, Margolis MJ, Multerer S, Haftel HM, Schumacher DJ, for the APPD LEARN - NBME Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Group. (2016). A multi-source feebdack tool for measuring a subset of Pediatrics Milestones. Medical Teacher.

Kesselheim JC, Schwartz A, Belmonte F, Boland KA, Poynter S, Batra M, for the APPD LEARN Study Group on Social Media and Professionalism. (2016). A National Survey of Pediatric Residents' Professionalism and Social Networking: Implications for Curriculum Development. Academic Pediatrics, 16(2): 110.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Binns-Calvey A, Weaver FM. (2016). Providers contextualise care more often when they discover patient context by asking: meta-analysis of three primary data sets. BMJ Quality & Safety, 25:159-163. [Editor's Choice]

Lockspeiser TM, Li S, Burke AE, Rosenberg AA, Dunbar AE, Gifford KA, Gorman GH, Mahan JD, McKenna MP, Reed S, Schwartz A, Harris I, Hanson JL. (2016). In pursuit of meaningful use of learning goals in residency: A qualitative study of pediatric residents. Academic Medicine, 91(6): 839-846.

Hicks PJ, Margolis M, Poynter S, Chaffinch C, Tenney-Soeiro R, Turner T, Waggoner-Fountain L, Young R, Clyman S, Schwartz A, for the APPD LEARN-NBME Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Group. (2016). The Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Pilot: Development of Workplace-based Assessment Content, Instruments, and Processes. Academic Medicine, 91(5): 701-709.

Stansfield RB, Schwartz A, O'Brien CL, Dekhtyar M, Dunham L, Quirk M. (2016). Development of a Metacognitive Effort Construct of Empathy During Clinical Training: A Longitudinal Study of the Factor Structure of the Jefferson Empathy Scale. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 21(1): 5-17.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. (2015). Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making: Overlooked and Understudied. Academic Medicine. Published ahead of print. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001017

Ho T, Groer M, Lucian A, Schwartz A, Ji M, Miladinovic B, Maheshwari A, Ashmeade T. (2015). Red Blood Cell Transfusions Increase Fecal Calprotectin Levels in Premature Infants. Journal of Perinatology, 35(10): 837-841.

Kessler CS, Tadisina KK, Saks M, Franzen D, Woods R, Banh KV, Bounds R, Smith M, Deiorio N, Schwartz A. (2015). The 5 Cs of Consultation: Training Medical Students to Communicate Effectively in the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 49(5): 713-721.

Lineberry M, Osta A, Barnes M, Tas V, Atchon K, Schwartz A. (2015). Educational Interventions for International Medical Graduates: A Review and Agenda. Medical Education, 49: 863-879.

Thomas DC, Kessler C, Sachdev N, Fromme HB, Schwartz A, Harris I. (2015). Residents' Perspectives on Rewards and Challenges of Caring for Ambulatory Care Patients Living With Chronic Illness: Findings From Three Academic Health Centers. Academic Medicine. Online ahead of print, 4 July 2015.

Pappas C, Schwartz A, Maheshwari A. (2015). Guidelines: An exploration and discussion. Journal of Hospital Librarianship, 15(2): 161-174.

Weiner, SJ, Schwartz A, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Ashley N, Kelly B, Weaver FM. (2015). Field Notes: Patient Collected Audio for Performance Assessment of the Clinical Encounter. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 41(6): 273-278.

Donato AA, Park YS, George DL, Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R. (2015). Validity and feasibility of the Minicard direct observation tool in one training program. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 7(2): 225-229.

Starzyk EJ, Kelley MA, Caskey RN, Schwartz A, Kennelly JF, Baily RC. (2015). Infant male circumcision: Healthcare provider knowledge and associated factors. PLOS One, 10(1): e0115891.

Sawanyawisuth K, Schwartz A, Wolpaw T, Bordage G. (2015). Expressing clinical reasoning and uncertainties during a Thai internal medicine ambulatory care rotation: Does the SNAPPS technique generalize? Medical Teacher, 37(4): 379-384.

Schwartz A, Young R, Hicks PJ; for APPD LEARN. (2014). Medical Education Practice-Based Research Networks: Facilitating collaborative research. Medical Teacher.

Nixon J, Wolpaw T, Schwartz A, Duffy B, Menk J, Bordage G. (2014). SNAPPS-Plus: an Educational Prescription to Facilitate Formulating and Answering Clinical Questions. Academic Medicine, 89(8): 1174-1179.

Holmes CL, Harris IB, Schwartz AJ, Regehr G. (2014). Harnessing the hidden curriculum: a four-step approach to developing and reinforcing reflective competencies in medical clinical clerkship. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 19(4).

Gao G, Brahmanandam V, Raicu M, Gu L, Zhou L, Kasturirangan S, Shah A, Negi S, Wood MR, Desai AA, Tatooles A, Schwartz A, Dudley S. (2014). Enhanced risk profiling of implanted defibrillator shocks with circulating SCN5A mRNA splicing variants: a pilot trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 63(21): 2261-2269.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. (2014). Directly Observed Care: Can Unannounced Standardized Patients Address a Gap in Performance Measurement? Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29(8): 1183-1187.

Hicks PJ, Schwartz A, Clyman SG, Nichols DG. (2014). The Pediatrics Milestones: Pursuit of a national system of workplace-based assessment through key stakeholder collaboration. Academic Pediatrics, 14: S10-S12.

Karani R, Fromme B, Cayea D, Mueller D, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2014). How medical students learn from residents in the workplace: A qualitative study. Academic Medicine, 89.

Schwartz A, Yamagishi K, Hirahara N, Onishi H, Barnes J, Rosman A, Garcia M, Lee S, Butler S. (2013). Risk perception and risk attitudes in Tokyo: A report of the first administration of DOSPERT+M in Japan. Judgment and Decision Making, 8(6): 691-699.

Rosman A, Garcia M, Lee S, Butler S, Schwartz A. (2013). DOSPERT+M: A survey of medical risk attitudes in the United States. Judgment and Decision Making, 8(4): 470-481.

Weiner SJ, Kelly B, Ashley N, Binns-Calvey A, Sharma G, Schwartz A, Weaver FM. (2013). Content coding for contextualization of care: Evaluating physician performance at patient-centered decision making. Medical Decision Making. Online ahead of print 19 June 2013.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Ashley N, Kelly B, Dayal A, Patel S, Weaver F, Harris IB. (2013). Patient-centered decision making and health care outcomes: An observational study. Annals of Internal Medicine, 158:573-579.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Binn-Calvey A. (2013). Comparing announced with unannounced standardized patients in performance assessment. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 39(2): 83-88.

Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Schwartz A, Alaraj A, Lemole Jr GM, Charbel F, Smith K, Rizzi S, Byrne R, Bendok B, Frim D. (2013). Practice on an augmented reality/haptic simulator and library of virtual brains improves residents' ability to perform a ventriculostomy. Simulation in Healthcare, 8(1): 25-31.

Sánchez-Mendiola M, Kieffer-Escobar LF, Marín-Beltrán S, Downing SM, Schwartz A. (2012). Teaching of evidence-based medicine to medical students in Mexico: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Medical Education, 12:207. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-107

Hasnain M, Schwartz A, Girotti J, Bixby A, Rivera L. (2012). Differences in patient-reported experiences of care by race and acculturation status. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. doi: 10.1007/s10903-012-9728-x

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Cyrus K, Binn-Calvey A, Weaver FM, Sharma G, Yudkowsky R. (2012). Unannounced standardized patient assessment of the Roter Interaction Analysis System: The challenge of measuring patient-centered communication. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 28(2): 254-260. Published online 19 September 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11606-012-2221-3

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Weaver FM, Yudkowsky R, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Preyss B, Jordan N. (2012). Uncharted territory: Measuring costs of diagnostic errors outside the medical record. BMJ Quality & Safety. Online First, 7 July 2012. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-000832

Kessler CS, Kalapurayil PS, Yudkowsky R, Schwartz A. (2012). Validity Evidence for a New Checklist Evaluating Consultations, the 5Cs model. Academic Medicine, 87(10):1408-1412.

Hershberger PE, Gallo AM, Kavanaugh K, Olshansky E, Schwartz A, Tur-Kaspa I. (2012). The decision-making process of genetically at-risk couples considering preimplantation genetic diagnosis: Initial findings from a grounded theory study. Social Science & Medicine, 74(10): 1536-1543.

Kessler C, Afshar Y, Sardar G, Yudkowsky R, Ankel F, Schwartz A. (2012). A prospective, randomized controlled study demonstrating a novel, effective model of transfer of care between physicians: The 5 Cs of Consultation. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(8): 968-974.

Winegarden B, Glaser D, Schwartz A, Kelly C. (2012). Verbal Reasoning Scores and Medical School Performance in English Language Learners. Medical Education, 46:878-886.

Butler S, Rosman A, Seleski S, Garcia M, Lee S, Barnes J, Schwartz A. (2012). A medical risk attitude subscale for DOSPERT. Judgment and Decision Making, 7(2):189-195.

Dosiou C, Barnes J, Schwartz A, Negro R, Crapo L, Stagnaro-Green A. (2012). Cost-effectiveness of Universal and Risk-based Screening for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease in Pregnant Women. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Published ahead of print, March 7, 2012.

Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Alaraj A, Lemole M, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Smith K, Rizzi S. (2011). Ventriculostomy Practice on a Library of Virtual Brains using a VR/Haptic Simulator Improves Simulator and Surgical Outcomes. Simulation in Healthcare, 6(6):395

Binns-Calvey A, Yudkowsky R, Weiner S, Dolley F, Brown J, Schwartz A. (2011). Assessing Unannounced Standardized Patients' Accuracy in Real Practice Compared with SP Accuracy in a Clinical Performance Center. Simulation in Healthcare, 6(3):191.

Dyrbye LN, Schwartz A, Downing SM, Szydlo DW, Sloan JA, Shanafelt TD. (2011). Efficacy of a Brief Screening Tool to Identify Medical Students in Distress. Academic Medicine, 86(7): 907-914.

Sanfey H, Harris IB, Pollart S, Schwartz A. (2011). Evaluation of the University of Virginia Leadership in Academic Medicine Program. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 23(4): 347-358. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2011.611773.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2011). Thyroid Antibody Positivity in the First Trimester of Pregnancy Is Associated with Negative Pregnancy Outcomes. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 96(6): E920.

Stagnaro-Green A, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Negro R. (2011). High Rate of Persistent Hypothyroidism in a Large Scale Prospective Study of Postpartum Thyroiditis in Southern Italy. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 96(3):652-657.

Schwartz A. (2011). Medical decision making and medical education: Challenges and opportunities. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 54(1): 68-74.

Schwartz A, Pappas C, Bashook P, Bordage G, Edison M, Prasad B, Swiatkowski V. (2011). Conceptual frameworks in the study of duty hour changes in graduate medical education. Academic Medicine, 86(1): 18-29. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181ff81dd

Yudkowsky R, Luciano C, Banerjee P, Alaraj A, Lemole M, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Mlinarevich N, Smith K, Gandhi S, Rizzi S. (2010). A library of virtual brains for ventriculostomy practice on a VR/haptic simulator - initial validity evidence. Simulation in Healthcare, 5:436.

Schwartz A, Peacock N, McRae KD, Seymour R, Gilliam M. (2010). Defining New Categories of Pregnancy Intention in African-American Women. Women's Health Issues, 20(6): 371-379. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2010.06.005

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB, Binns-Calvey A. (2010). An educational intervention for contextualizing patient care and medical students' abilities to probe for contextual issues in simulated patients. JAMA, 304(11): 1191-1197.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2010). Increased pregnancy loss rate in thyroid antibody negative women with TSH levels between 2.5 and 5.0 in the first trimester of pregnancy. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 95(9). Epub ahead of print June 9, 2010. Selected as "Editor's Choice - TSH Levels in Pregnancy" in Clinical Thyroidology (online monthly of the American Thyroid Association), 22(7):6-8

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Goldberg JH, Yudkowsky R, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Preyss B, Schapira M, Persell S, Jacobs E, Abrams R. (2010). Contextual Errors and Failures in Individualizing Patient Care: A Multicenter Study. Annals of Internal Medicine, 153(2), 69-75.

Balmer DF, Schwartz A. (2010). Innovation in Pediatric Residency Education: The Role of Evaluation. Pediatrics, 126(1): 1-3. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-1070

Farnan JM, Johnson JK, Meltzer DO, Harris IB, Humphrey HJ, Schwartz A, Arora VM. (2010). Strategies for effective on-call supervision for internal medicine residents: The SUPERB/SAFETY model. Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 2(1), 46-52.

Thompson AE, Goldszmidt MA, Schwartz AJ, Bashook PG. (2010). A Randomized Trial of Pictorial versus Prose Based Medication Information Pamphlets. Patient Education and Counseling, 78:389-393.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2010). Universal Screening Versus Case Finding for Detection and Treatment of Thyroid Hormonal Dysfunction During Pregnancy Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 95(4):1669-1707. doi: 10.1210/jc.2009-2009. Selected as "Editor's Choice - Thyroid Dysfunction in Pregnancy" in Clinical Thyroidology (online monthly of the American Thyroid Association), 22(4):9-12

Schwartz A, Pappas C, Sandlow LJ. (2010). Data repositories for medical education research: Issues and recommendations. Academic Medicine, 85(5):837-843. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181d74562

Schwartz A, Hazen G, Leifer A, Heckerling PS. (2009). Development of goal-sensitive health-related utility assessment procedures. Medical Decision Making, 29:5, 590-598. doi: 10.1177/0272989X09336145

Hazen G, Schwartz A. (2009). Incorporating extrinsic goals into decision and cost-effectiveness analyses. Medical Decision Making, 29:5, 580-589. doi: 10.1177/0272989X09333121

Goldberg JH, Schwartz A. (2009). Forecasting changes in preference over the life span: A qualitative study of African-American men's prostate cancer decision making. Supportive Care in Cancer, 17:1, 69-74. Prepublished May 14, 2008, doi: 10.1007/s00520-008-0463-8, PMID 18478274.

Goldberg JH, Millstein S, Schwartz A, Halpern-Felsher B. (2009). Inter-temporal trade-offs: Perceiving the risk-in-the-benefits of marijuana in a prospective study of adolescents and young adults. Medical Decision Making, 29:2, 182-192.

Stagnaro-Green A, Schwartz A. (2008). Is universal screening for thyroid disease in pregnancy a cost-effective strategy? Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism, 4, 598-599. doi:10.1038/ncpendmet0951

Schwartz A, Hazen G, Leifer A, Heckerling PS. (2008). Life goals and health decisions - What will people live (or die) for? Medical Decision Making, 28:2, 209-220. Prepublished March 18, 2008, doi:10.1177/0272989X07311749

Schwartz A, Goldberg JH, Hazen G. (2008). Prospect theory, reference points, and health decisions. Judgment and Decision Making, 3:2, 174-180.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R, Schiff GD, Weaver FM, Goldberg JH, Weiss KB. (2007). Evaluating Physician Performance at Individualizing Care: A Pilot Study Tracking Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making. Medical Decision Making, 27:6, 726-734. doi:10.1177/0272989X07306113

Niederman LG, Schwartz A, Connell KJ, Silverman K. (2007). Healthy Steps for Young Children Program in Pediatric Residency Training: Impact on Primary Care Outcomes. Pediatrics, 120:3, e596-e603.

Schwartz, A. (2007). The acceptability of acceptability curves: Comments on Groot Koerkamp and others. (Invited editorial). Medical Decision Making, 27:2, 96-97.

Cook DA, Gelula MH, Dupras DM, Schwartz A, Thompson WG, Thomas KG, Thomas MR. (2007). Instructional methods and cognitive and learning styles in web-based learning: report of three randomized trials. Medical Education, 41(9) 897-905.

Cook DA, Gelula MH, Lee MC, Bauer BA, Dupras DM, Schwartz A. (2007). A web-based course on complementary medicine for medical students and residents improves knowledge and changes attitudes. Teaching and Learning in Medicine, 19:3, 230-238.

Sedlack RE, Baron TH, Downing SM, Schwartz AJ. (2007). Validation of a Colonoscopy Simulation Model for Skills Assessment. American Journal of Gastroenterology,102:1, 64-74.

Fox G, Schwartz A, Hart KM. (2006). Work-family balance and academic advancement in medical schools. Academic Psychiatry, 30:3, 227-234.

Schwartz, A. (2006). Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) and Decision Tools. MedEdPORTAL; 2006. Available from: http://www.aamc.org/mededportal, ID = 209.

Schwartz A, Millam G, The UIC LCS Investigators. (2006) A Web-Based Library Consult Service for Evidence-Based Medicine: Technical Development. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 6:16. doi: 10.1186/1472-6947-6-16. PMCID: PMC1484475

Schwartz A, Hasnain M, Eiser AR, Lincoln E, Elstein AS. (2006). Patient-Physician Fit: An Exploratory Study of a Multidimensional Instrument. Medical Decision Making, 26:2, 122-133 doi: 10.1177/0272989X06286476.

Johnson BR, Schwartz A, Goldberg J, Koerber A. (2006). A Chairside Aid for Shared Decision Making in Dentistry: A randomized controlled trial. J Dent Educ, 70:2, 131-141.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2005). A decision making approach to assessing critical appraisal skills. Medical Teacher, 27:1, 76-80.

Nelson RL, Schwartz A. (2004). A survey of patient preference for colorectal cancer screening technique. BMC Cancer, 4:76. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-4-76. PMCID: PMC533878

Heyman, H., Mellers, B., Tishcenko, S., & Schwartz, A. (2004). I Was Pleased a Moment Ago: How Pleasure Varies with Background and Foreground Reference Points. Motivation and Emotion, 28(1): 65-83.

Derossis AM, Da Rosa D, Schwartz A, Hauge LS, Bordage G. (2004). Study habits of surgery residents and performance on American Board of Surgery In-Training examinations. The American Journal of Surgery, 188(3), 230-236.

Immergluck, L.C., Kanungo, S., Schwartz, A., McIntyre, A., Schrekenberger, P.C., Diaz, P.S, (2004). Prevalence of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal coloniation in healthy children in the United States. Epidemiol Infect, 132(2): 159-166.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2003). Medical students' application of literature findings to a standardized patient: randomised trial. BMJ, 326, 536-538. doi: 10.1136/bmj.326.7388.536. PMCID: PMC150467

Guihan M, Goldstein B, Smith BM, Schwartz A, Manheim LM. (2003). SCI Health Care Provider Attitudes about Pressure Ulcer Management. Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, 26(2): 129-34.

Schwartz, A, & Hasnain, M. (2002). Risk Perception and Risk Attitude in Informed Consent. Risk, Decision, and Policy, 7: 121-130.. Awarded "Outstanding Paper by a Young Investigator" by Society for Medical Decision Making.

Larson, J. R., Jr., Sargis, E. G., Elstein, A. S., & Schwartz, A. (2002). Holding Shared versus Unshared Information: Its Impact on Perceived Member Influence in Decision-Making Groups. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 24(2): 146-156.

Elstein, A.S. & Schwartz, A. (2002). Clinical problem solving and diagnostic decision making. BMJ, 324(7339): 729-32.

Yudkowsky R, Elliott R, Schwartz A. (2002). Two perspectives on the quality of residency programs: psychiatry program directors and residents. Academic Medicine, 77(1): 57-64.

Nelson, R., Schwartz, A, & Pavel, D. (2001). Assessment of the usefulness of a diagnostic test: A survey of patient preference for diagnostic techniques in the evaluation of intestinal inflammation. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 1:5 doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-1-5. PMCID: PMC34107

Cooke, A., Meyvis, T., & Schwartz, A., (2001). Satisfaction and purchase timing with multiple counterfactual comparisons. Journal of Consumer Research , 27:447-459.

Yudkowsky, R. & Schwartz, A. (2000) Content, Culture and Context: Quality in Psychiatry Residency Programs. RIME Proceedings (Academic Medicine Supplement), 75(10): S99-S101.

Schwartz A, Hupert J, Elstein AS, Noronha P. (2000). Evidence-based morning report for inpatient pediatric rotations. [Brief essay] Academic Medicine, 75:1229.

Immergluck, L. C., Cull, W. L., Schwartz, A., & Elstein, A. S. (2000). Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Compared to Voluntary Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus among Pregnant Women in Chicago. Pediatrics, 105(4), e54.

Djulbegovic, B., Hozo, I., Schwartz, A., & McMasters, K. (1999). Acceptable Regret in Medical Decision Making. Medical Hypotheses, 53(3): 253-9.

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., & Ritov, I. (1999). Emotion-Based Choice. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 128(3): 332-345.

Schwartz, A. (1999). Internal Labor Markets in Internet Multi-User Domains. Journal of MUD Research, 4(1). [On-line]. Available WWW: http://www.brandeis.edu/pubs/jove/HTML/v4/schwartz.htm

Mchale, J. P., Neugebauer, A., Asch, A. R., & Schwartz, A. (1999). Preschoolers' characterizations of multiple family relationships during family doll play. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 28(2): 256-268.

Schwartz, A. (1998). PERL: A psychologically efficient reformatting language. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 30(4), 605-609 .

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., & Cooke, A. (1998). Decision making and valuation. Annual Review of Psychology, 49: 447-477.

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., Ho, K., & Ritov, I. (1997). Elation and disappointment: Emotional reactions to risky options. Psychological Science, 8(6): 423-429.

Thaler, R., Tversky, A., Kahneman, D. & Schwartz, A. (1997). The effect of myopia and loss aversion on risk taking: An experimental test. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 112(2):647-661.

Schwartz, A. (1996). Competition and MUD Failures. Journal of MUD Research, 1(1). [On-line]. Available WWW: http://www.brandeis.edu/pubs/jove/HTML/v1/schwartz.html

Books

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. (2016). Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Health Care. New York: Oxford University Press. Winner of the 2017 PROSE Award for Excellence in Biological and Life Sciences of the American Association of Publishers Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division, as well as the Nursing and Allied Health subject category award.

Schwartz, A. (Ed.). (2011). Program Director's Committee Primer on Assessment in Graduate Medical Education. Chapel Hill, NC: American Board of Pediatrics.

Faculty of the UIC Department of Medical Education (Schwartz, A., managing editor). (2009). Moving Medical Education Forward: Scholarship from the Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL: UIC Department of Medical Education.

Schwartz, A. & Bergus, G. (2008). Medical decision making: A physician's guide. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Schwartz, A. (2004). SpamAssassin. Cambridge, MA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Sadowsky, G., Dempsey, J.X., Greenberg, A., Mack, B.J., Schwartz, A. (2003). Information Technology Security Handbook. Washington, DC: The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (The World Bank).

Garfinkel, S., Spafford, G., & Schwartz, A. (2003). Practical Unix and Internet Security, 3rd ed. Cambridge, MA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Schwartz, A. & Garfinkel, S. (1998). Stopping Spam. Cambridge, MA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Schwartz, A. (1998). Managing Mailing Lists. Cambridge, MA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Chapters and other publications

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ. (2016). Measuring Health Care [letter to the editor]. New York Times, January 23, 2016, A18.

Schwartz A. (2016). Introducing MDM Policy & Practice. Medical Decision Making.

Weiner S, Ashley N, Binn-Calvey A, Kelly B, Sharma G, Schwartz A. (2012). Content Coding for Contextualization of Care Coding Manual, http://hdl.handle.net/1902.1/19356, Harvard Dataverse, V7 (updated 9/7/2015). Synthesized in MedEdPortal at https://www.mededportal.org/publication/10178.

Russell LB, Schwartz A. (2012). Looking at Patients' Choices through the Lens of Expected Utility: A Critique and Research Agenda [Essay]. Medical Decision Making, 32(4):527-531.

Schwartz A. (2012). Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life: New findings and new questions. [Editorial]. Medical Decision Making, 32(1): 9-10.

Schwartz A. (2011). Recommendations, Outcomes, and Trust. [Editorial]. Medical Decision Making, 31(5): 701-702.

Schwartz A. (2011). Deceiving and informing: The risky business of risk perception. [Editorial]. Medical Decision Making, 31(3): 378-379.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2011). Insights from teaching evidence-based medicine (Invited article). Virtual Mentor, 13(1): 21-24.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. (2010). The need for biomedically and contextually sound care plans in complex patients [Letter]. Annals of Internal Medicine, 153(9): 620.

Schwartz, A., Bashook, P.G. (2010) Survey Design. In: J. Capella, S. Hamstra, S. Kasten, S. Steinemann, L. Torbeck (eds.) Guide for Researchers in Surgical Education, 3rd edition. Woodbury, CT: Ciné-Med, pp. 115-137.

Fagerlin, A., Peters, E., Schwartz, A., Zikmund-Fisher, B.J. (2010). Cognitive and Affective Influences on Health Decisions. In: J. Suls, K. Davidson, R.M. Kaplan (eds.) Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, New York: Guilford Press, pp. 49-63.

Schwartz, A. (2010). Clinical Judgment. In: Irving Weiner and W. Edward Craighead (eds.) Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Fourth Edition, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 327-328.

Schwartz, A., Weiner, S.J. (2009). Unannounced Standardized Patients: A Gold Standard for the Research and Practice of Clinical Performance Assessment. Background paper for the 14th Ottawa Conference on the Assessment of Competence in Medicine and the Healthcare Professions.

Schwartz, A., Pappas, C., Bashook, P., Bordage, G., Edison, M., Prasad, B., Swiatkowski, V. (2009). Conceptual frameworks in the study of duty hour changes in graduate medical education: An integrative review. Report to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Schwartz, A. (2009). SJDM for SMDM Members. Society for Medical Decision Making newsletter, Summer 2009.

Schwartz, A., Reyna, V.R. (2009). SMDM for SJDM Members. Society for Judgment and Decision Making newsletter, June 2009.

Schwartz, A. & Elstein, A.S. (2008). Clinical reasoning in medicine. In: J. Higgs & M. Jones (Eds.) Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions, 3rd ed.. New York: Butterworth-Heinemann, pp. 223-234

Schwartz, A. & Elstein, A.S. (2008). Clinical problem solving and diagnostic decision making. In Andre Knottnerus (ed): The evidence base of clinical diagnosis, 2nd ed., London: BMJ Books, pp. 237-255.

Schwartz, A. (2004). Clinical Judgment. In: W. Edward Craighead and Charles B. Nemeroff (eds.) Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Schwartz, A. (2002). Expected Feelings about Risky Options. In Simon Moore and Mike Oaksford (eds): Emotional Cognition: From brain to behaviour, John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 183-196.

Elstein, A.S. & Schwartz, A. (2002). Medical decision making. In Norman, van der Vleuten, Newble (eds): International Handbook of Research in Medical Education., Dordrecht: Kluwer, pp. 231-262.

Elstein, A.S. & Schwartz, A. (2002). Clinical problem solving and diagnostic decision making. In Andre Knottnerus (ed): The evidence base of clinical diagnosis., London: BMJ Books, pp. 179-195.

Elstein, A. & Schwartz, A. (2001). Clinical reasoning in medicine. In: J. Higgs & M. Jones (Eds.) Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions. Butterworth-Heinemann, pp. 95-106.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B. & Metzger, T. (1998). Hedonic strategies in risky decisions. In J. Shanteau, B. Mellers, D. Schum (Eds.) Decision Science and Technology: Reflections on the Contributions of Ward Edwards. Norwell, MA: Kluwer, pp. 65-80.

Schwartz, A. (1997). Expectation and Decision Affect. Doctoral dissertation.

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., & Weber, E. (1997). Another look at the reflection effect. In A. A. Marley (Ed.), Choices, Decisions, and Measurement: Essays in Honor of R. Duncan Luce, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp. 57-72.

Lakoff, G., Espenson, J., & Schwartz, A. (1991). Master Metaphor List, 2nd edition. [On-line]. Available online: http://ulan.mede.uic.edu/~alansz/metaphor/METAPHORLIST.pdf

Research letters in peer-reviewed journals

Gutierrez, M., Beier, U.H., Hupert, J., Niederman, L.G., & Schwartz, A. (2008). C-Reactive protein is a poor predictor of bacterial pneumonia (Letter). The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 27(7), 670.

Schwartz, A. (2004). Serial Testing and Conditional Independence: A Reply to Scoglio, et al. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 99(6): 1197.

Elstein, A.S., Schwartz, A. & McNutt, R. (2004). Can metacognition minimize cognitive biases? (eLetter). Academic Medicine. http://www.academicmedicine.org/cgi/eletters/78/8/775 (accessed 16 April 2004).

Schwartz, A. (1998). Rating Scales in Context [Letter to the Editor]. Medical Decision Making, 18: 236.

Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making articles

Schwartz, A. (2009). Support Theory. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). SMARTS and SMARTER. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). Counterfactual thinking. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). Dual process theory. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). Information integration theory. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). Prospect theory. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Schwartz, A. (2009). Range-frequency theory. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bergus, G., & Schwartz, A. (2009). Problem solving. In: M. W. Kattan & M. E. Cowen (eds.) Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Medical Decision Making Series: Recent Developments in Judgmental Psychology

Schwartz, A. (2005). Judgmental Psychology: From Comparative Judgments to Absolute Scales. Medical Decision Making, 25(3): 350-351.

Schwartz, A. (2004). Judgmental Psychology: The State of the Field. Medical Decision Making, 24(2): 236-237.

Schwartz, A. (2000). Judgmental Psychology: Psychology of Decision Aids Medical Decision Making, 20(4): 473.

Schwartz, A. (2000). Judgmental Psychology: Decoy Effects. Medical Decision Making, 20(3): 359-360.

Schwartz, A. (2000). Judgmental Psychology: Mental Accounting. Medical Decision Making, 20(2): 249-250.

Schwartz, A. (2000). Judgmental Psychology: Support Theory. Medical Decision Making, 20(1): 142-143.

Schwartz, A. (1999). Judgmental Psychology: Configural Weighting Models. Medical Decision Making, 19(4): 513-514.

Schwartz, A. (1999). Judgmental Psychology: Memory and Decision Making. Medical Decision Making, 19(3): 368-369.

Schwartz, A. (1999). Judgmental Psychology: Evaluating "Divide and Conquer". Medical Decision Making, 19(2): 219-220.

Schwartz, A. (1999). Judgmental Psychology: Framing Effects. Medical Decision Making, 19(1): 108-109.

Schwartz, A. (1998). Judgmental Psychology: Contingent Valuation. Medical Decision Making, 18(4): 453-454.

Inventions and Creative Works

Schwartz, A. (2011). The Art of War for Parents. Smashwords.

Schwartz, A. (2011). Level Down [colored text on paper mounted on mat board]. In C. Touchon (curator), Fluxhibition #4: Fluxus Amusements, Diversions, Games, Tricks and Puzzles. Catalog published by Ontological Museum Publications.

Schwartz, A. (2010). Tree [paper, silver pendants, broken glass mounted in wooden box]. (Sold to private collection).

Schwartz, A. (2006). Much Ado About Something: An Interactive Drama Live-Action Roleplaying Event Scenario. Journal of Interactive Drama, 1(1), 34-108.

Schwartz, A. (2000). A web-based diagnostic test calculator. http://ulan.mede.uic.edu/cgi-bin/testcalc.pl

Papers and Posters Presented

Shah R, Isaia A, Schwartz A, Atkins M. (2017, December). Accessible and sustainable models to reduce poverty-related educational disparities: A case for utilizing the primary care setting to encourage positive parenting behaviors. Poster presentation at the Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation (NIH/AcademyHealth), Arlington, VA.

Schumacher D, King B, Bartlett K, Michelson C, Elliott S, Gibbs K, McGreevy J, Li S, Sklansky D, Gonzalez del Rey J, Poynter S, Sharma T, Burman N, Gellin C, Thoreson L, Calaman S, Garfunkel L, Frohna J, Scott-Vernaglia S, Barnes M, Schwartz A. (2017, October). Association between Milestone Assignments and Recommended Supervision Categorizations among Clinical Competency Committee Members. International Conference on Residency Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Schumacher D, King B, Thoreson L, Sklansky D, Sharma T, Scott-Vernaglia S, Poynter S, Li S, McGreevy J, Michelson C, Gonzalez del Rey J, Gibbs K, Gellin C, Garfunkel L, Frohna J, Elliott S, Calaman S, Burman N, Bartlett K, Barnes M, Schwartz A. (2017, October). Key factors for recommending a resident may serve as a supervisor: A national study of Clinical Competency Committee members. International Conference on Residency Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Schumacher D, King B, Barnes M, Bartlett K, Burman N, Calaman S, Elliott S, Frohna J, Garfunkel L, Gellin C, Gibbs K, Gonzalez del Rey J, Michelson C, McGreevy J, Li S, Poynter S, Scott-Vernaglia S, Sharma T, Sklansky D, Thoreson L, Schwartz A. (2017, October). Concordance of Clinical Competency Committee and program director recommended supervision categorization. International Conference on Residency Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A. (2017, October). Listening for What Matters: Avoiding Contextual Errors in Healthcare. Medicine Grand Rounds, Northshore University Health System. Evanston, IL.

Golden DW, Kauffmann G, McKillip RP, Schwartz A, Farnan J, Park YS, and the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group. (2017, September). Objective Evaluation of a Structured Didactic Radiation Oncology Clerkship Curriculum: A Report from the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group. Oral poster discussion. CARO (Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology) Annual Scientific Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Awarded Best Abstract in Education.

Kauffmann G, McKillip RP, Schwartz A, Farnan J, Park YS, Golden DW, and the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group. (2017, September). Objective Evaluation of a Structured Didactic Radiation Oncology Clerkship Curriculum: A Report from the Radiation Oncology Education Collaborative Study Group. ASTRO Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Selvaraj K, Ruiz M, Aschkensay J, Chang J, Heard A, Minier M, Osta A, Pavelack M, Samelson M, Schwartz A, Scotellaro M, Seo-Lee A, Sonu S, Stillerman A, Bayldon BW. (2017, September). Universal Screening for Toxic Stress During Well-Child Visits: The Addressing Social Key (ASK) Questions for Health Study. Poster presentation at American Academic of Pediatrics National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Etingen B, Hill JN, Miller LJ, Schwartz A, LaVela SL, Jordan N. (2017, August). Engaging patients with post-traumatic stress disorder in shared decision-making for mental health care: a boots-on-the-ground perspective. Poster presentation at Military Health System Research Symposium, Kissimmee, FL.

Schwartz A. (2017, June). Contextual Care: Listening for What Matters. Symposium Presentation at the 2017 Nordic Congress for General Practices, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Hicks PJ, Schwartz A. (2017, June). The Story of PMAC: A workplace-based assessment system for the real world. The Philip Dodds Memorial Lecture (keynote), MedBiquitous Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Martin Bruegel, National Board of Medical Examiners Hicks P, Schwartz A, Margolis M, Clauser B, Carraccio C, Bruegel M. (2017, June). Development of a Competency-based Assessment System for Physicians-in-Training. MedBiquitous Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Hicks P, Margolis M, Carraccio C, Clauser B, Winward M, Schwartz A, and the PMAC Module 1 Study Group. (2017, May). Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Collaborative: Development and implementation of an authentic workplacebased assessment system (WBAS). Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Selvaraj K, Ruiz MJ, Aschkenasy J, Chang JD, Heard A, Minier M, Osta A, Pavelack M, Samelson M, Schwartz A, Scotellaro MA, Seo-Lee A, Sonu S, Stillerman A, Bayldon BW. (2017, May). Universal Screening for Toxic Stress During Well-Child Visits: The Addressing Social Key (ASK) Questions for Health Study. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Gifford KA, Burke A, Li ST, Tancredi DJ, Trimm F, Schwartz A, Mahan J, Guralnick S, Guillot AP. (2017, May). Do Milestones Reported to the ACGME Better Describe Residents' Performance or their Programs' Assessment Practices? Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Schumacher DJ, King B, Bartlett K, Michelson C, Elliott S, Gibbs K, McGreevy J, Li ST, Sklansky DJ, Gonzalez del Rey J, Poynter S, Sharma T, Burman N, Gellin C, Thoreson L, Calaman S, Garfunkel L, Frohna J, Scott-Vernaglia S, Barnes M, Schwartz A. (2017, May). Association Between Milestone Assignments and Recommended Supervision Categorizations Among Clinical Competency Committee Members. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Batra M, Mahan JD, Schubert CJ, Wilson PM, Staples BB, Serwint JR, McClafferty H, Schwartz A, Kemper KJ, for the Pediatric Residency Burnout and Resilience Consortium. (2017, May). Burnout in Pediatric Residents: A National Survey To Inform Future Interventions. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Schumacher DJ, King B, Barnes M, Bartlett K, Burman N, Calaman S, Elliott S, Frohna J, Garfunkel L, Gellin C, Gibbs K, Gonzalez del Rey J, Michelson C, McGreevy J, Li ST, Poynter S, Scott-Vernaglia S, Sharma T, Sklansky DJ, Thoreson L, Schwartz A. (2017, May). Concordance of Clinical Competency Committee and Program Director Recommended Supervision Categorization. Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Schumacher DJ, King B, Thoreson L, Sklansky DJ, Sharma T, Scott-Vernaglia S, Poynter S, Li ST, McGreevy J, Michelson C, Gonzalez del Rey J, Gibbs K, Gellin C, Garfunkel L, Frohna J, Elliott S, Calaman S, Burman N, Bartlett K, Barnes M, Schwartz A. (2017, May). Key Factors for Recommending a Resident May Serve as a Supervisor: A National Study of Clinical Competency Committee Members. Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Staples BB, Batra M, Mahan J, Schwartz A, Wilson P, McClafferty H, Schubert C, Kemper K, Serwint JR. (2017, May). Burnout Status and Milestone Performance in Pediatric Residents. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Reed S, Batra M, Kemper K, Staples BB, Serwint JR, McClafferty H, Schubert C, Wilson P, Schwartz A, Mahan J. (2017, May). How Variable are Burnout and Stress in Pediatric Residents? An Exploratory Single Center Study from the Pediatric Resident Burnout-Resilience Study Consortium. Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Schwartz A. (2017, February). Panelist: The Impact of Shared Decision-Making on Patient Health and Well-Being. Healthcare Panel Series, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A. (2016, December). Milestones research at APPD LEARN. ACGME Milestones Summit, Chicago, IL.

Mahan JD, Serwint JR, Schubert CJ, Wilson PM, Staples BB, McClafferty, Schwartz A, Kemper KJ, Batra M. (2016, November) Building a national consortium (The Pediatric Resident Burnout-Resilience Study Consortium) to understand and promote pediatric wellness. The ACGME Second Symposium on Physician Well-Being: Commitment to Change. Chicago, IL.

Borman-Shoap EC, Powell D, Bettin K, Hanson J, Chen H, West DC, Carraccio C, Schwartz A, Balmer D. (2016, November). Early Experience with Implementation of CEPAERs--Approach of the EPAC Pilot Schools. Research Poster presentation at Learn Serve Lead 2016: The AAMC Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA.

Schwartz A, Kamin C, Binns-Calvey A, Sharma G, Cyrus K, Weiner S. (2016, June). Physician behaviors that support of hinder contextualized care. Poster presentation at the 16th Biennial European Conference of the Society for Medical Decision Making. London, UK.

Srinivasan N, Price R, John E, Schwartz A, Amin S. (2016, June). Acute Kidney Injury is Associated with Increased Morbidity and Mortality in Very Low-Birth Weight Infants. International Symposium on Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury, Cinncinati, OH. Winner: Top 3 Abstracts.

Alile N, Schwartz A, Rubin Z, Maheshwari A, Amin S. (2016, May). Low Platelet Counts and Low Mean Platelet Volume (MPV) Values Over Time Predict Death or the Need for Surgery in Preterm Infants with Stage II or III Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC). Poster presentation at annual spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD.

Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Schwartz A, Dammann CE, High P, Kesselheim JC, McGann K, Herman BE. (2016, May). Establishing a medical education research network for the pediatric subspecialties. Poster presentation at annual spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD.

Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Herman BE, Dammann C, Mahan J, Pitts S, Sauer CG, Schwartz A. (2016, May). Variability in fellow entrustment across the pediatric subspecialties for the common pediatric subspecialty entrustable professional activities (EPAs). Poster presentation at annual spring meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD.

Schwartz A. (2013, April). Shared decision making. Keynote address. Ambulatory Faculty Education Program. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Gifford KA, Burke AE, Trimm F, Mahan JD, Schwartz A, Li ST, Guillot AP, Guralnick S. (2016, April). Learner self-assessment as a contribution to competency assessment. Poster presentation at the annual spring meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Schwartz A, Dammann CE, High PC, McGann KA, Herman BE for SPIN. Creation of a pediatric subspecialty educational research network. (2016, April) Poster presentation at the annual spring meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Mink RB, Schwartz A, Herman BE, Curran ML, Hsu DC, Kesselheim JC, Myers AL, Turner DA, Carraccio CL. (2016, April). Creation and validation of entrustment scales for the common pediatric subspecialty entrustable professional activities (EPAs). Annual Spring Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Herman BE, Aye T, Baffa JM, Chess PR, Fussell JJ, Sauer CG, Stafford DE, Weiss P, Schwartz A for SPIN. (2016, April). Do fellowship program directors (FPD) and clinical competency committees (CCC) agree in fellow entrustment decisions? Poster presentation at the annual spring meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Li S, Burke AE, Guillot A, Schwartz A, Gifford KA, Trimm F, Mahan JD, Guralnick S, Tancredi DJ. (2016, April). Pediatric Resident Minimum Milestone Expectations by Level of Training. Annual Spring Meeting of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.

Mink RB, Carraccio CL, Herman BE, Weiss P, Turner DA, Stafford DE, Hsu DC, High PC, Fussell JJ, Curran ML, Chess PR, Schwartz A for SPIN. (2016, February). The link between milestone levels and fellow entrustment for the common pediatric subspecialty entrustable professional activities. Oral and poster presentation at the annual education meeting of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, National Harbor, MD.

Mink RB, Schwartz A, Herman BE, Turner DA, Myers AL, Kesselheim JC, Hsu DC, Curran ML, Carraccio CL for SPIN. (2016, February). Reliability and validity of a supervision scale for the common pediatric subspecialty entrustable professional activities. Poster presentation at the annual education meeting of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, National Harbor, MD.

Barnes J, Oláguez K, Schwartz A, Girotti JA. (2014, November). A Longitudinal Mixed-Method Study (Wave 2): Exploring Hispanic Students¿ Motivations to Pursue Health Science Careers. Poster presented at UIC College of Medical Research Forum, Chicago, IL. Gold Medal Winner: Research Assistant Professors and Scientific Staff category.

Schwartz A, Young R, Hicks PJ. (2014, November). Medical Education Research Networks: The case of APPD LEARN. Poster presented at AAMC Annual Medical Education Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Lineberry M, Osta A, Barnes M, Tas V, Atchon K, Schwartz A. (2014, November). Effectiveness of Targeted Educational Interventions for International Medical Graduates During Residency:A Systematic Review and Research Agenda. AAMC Annual Medical Education Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Kessler CS, Tadisina KK, Saks M, Franzen D, Woods R, Banh KV, Bounds R, Smith M, Deiorio N, Schwartz A. (2014, November). Standardizing the Communication Process in the Emergency Department: The 5 C's of Consultation. AAMC Annual Medical Education Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Kelly B, Binns-Calvey A, Sharma G, LeVela S. (2014, June). Evaluating the Impact of Innovations to Improve Patient-centered Care on Contextualization of Care. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2013, October). MetaStudy: A web-based study simulator for teaching design and analysis. Poster presented at UIC TechTeach, Chicago, IL.

Hupert J, Schwartz A, Pappas C, Tas E, McDonnell J, Osta A, Barnes M, Caskey R. (2013, May). Evidence Based Medicine and Team-Based Learning: Evaluation of a New Resident-Learning Curriculum. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC.

Barnes M, Lineberry M, Schwartz A, Tas V, Atchon K, Osta A. (2013, May). Acculturation Challenges Faced by IMGs in the Transition to Residency: a Systematic Review of the Literature. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC.

Weiss AK, Dewan M, Prasto J, Schwartz A, Harris IB, Haftel HM, Hicks PJ. (2013, May). Recognition and Management of Missing Content and Uncertainty in Transitions of Patient Care. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Washington, DC.

Chaffinch CN, Poynter SE, Turner T, Schwartz A. (2013, April). Learner Feedback on the Pediatrics Milestones Assessment Project. Poster presentation at Association of Pediatric Program Directors/Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics 2013 Annual Spring Meeting, Nashville, TN.

Weiss AK, Dewan M, Prasto J, Schwartz A, Harris IB, Haftel HM, Hicks PJ. (2013, April). Recognition and Management of Missing Content and Uncertainty in Transitions of Patient Care. Poster presented at Association of Pediatric Program Directors and Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics Combined Meeting, Nashville, TN.

Weiss AK, Dewan M, Prasto J, Schwartz A, Harris IB, Haftel HM, Hicks PJ. (2013, March). Recognition and Management of Missing Content and Uncertainty in Transitions of Patient Care. Poster presented at 2013 ACGME Annual Educational Conference, Orlando, FL.

Schwartz A. (2013, February). Medical decision making: Integrating evidence and value. Invited presentation, Pediatric Medical Education and Urban Community Health: A Faculty Development Course. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A. (2012, November). Assessment of Pediatrics Milestones and Development of a Collaborative Research Network for GME. Invited presentation, DeWitt Baldwin Seminar Series, ACGME, Chicago, IL.

McGregor R, Burke A, Carraccio, C, Haftel H, Hicks P, Schwartz A. (2012, November). APPD LEARN: An educational research network in Pediatric GME Digitized poster presentation at Group on Educational Affairs, AAMC Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Schwartz A, Butler S, Lee S, Rosman A, Garcia M. (2012, October). Psychometric properties of a new medical risk subscale for DOSPERT. 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Phoenix, AZ.

Oswald L, Peacock N, Schwartz A, McRae K. (2012, October). Exploring new categories of pregnancy intention in African-American women: Triangulation of qualitative and Q Methodology data. 140th Annual Meting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA.

Manchanda A, Babu A, Schwartz A, Fogelfeld L. (2012, June). Subspecialty rotation in medicine residency program is associated with significant diabetes knowledge gain. 94th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, Houston, TX.

Raghavan A, Iyengar H, Schwartz A, Kipnis I, Chanana N, Maheshwari A, Raj JU. (2012, May) Red Blood Cell Transfusions Increase The Risk For Pulmonary Hypertension In Preterm Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Murphy M, Buffington A, McRae KM, Harwood B, Schwartz A, Peacock N. (2012, May) Women's Perceptions of Reproductive Control: Personal Agency and Its Limits. Poster presentation at the Eighth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2012), Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Murphy M, Buffington A, McRae KM, Harwood B, Schwartz A, Peacock N. (2012, May) Women's Perceptions of Reproductive Control: Personal Agency and Its Limits. Poster presentation at Women's Health 2012: The 20th Annual Congress, Washington, DC.

Schwartz A. (2012, April) Development of an Environment for Simulating Research Designs. UIC Biomedical and Health Informatics Colloquium, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2012, April) Information Integration in Reports of Randomized Controlled Trials: A Within-Subjects Experiment. Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Hupert J, Schwartz A, Arcia R, Mehta-Patel S, Schreier J, Roberts C, Henry J. (2012, April) A Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of the Testing Effect in the Pediatrics Core Clerkship. Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Hasnain M, Schwartz AJ, Girotti JA, Bixby AM, Rivera LL, UIC Experiences of Care Group. (2012, April) Patient-reported Experiences of Care: Do Race And Acculturation Status Matter? 45th Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, Seattle, WA.

Brahmanandam V, Gao G, Raicu M, Shah A, Kasturirangan S, Gu L, Schwartz A, Negi S, Dudley S. (2012, March). Abnormal Cardiac Sodium Channel mRNA Splicing in Heart Failure: A Potential Marker for the Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death. Poster Presentation at the American College of Cardiology, Chicago, IL.

Hasnain M, Schwartz AJ, Girotti JA, Bixby AM, Rivera LL, UIC Experiences of Care Group. (2012, February) Patient-reported Experiences of Care: Do Race And Acculturation Status Matter? 4th Annual Minority Health in the Midwest Conference, Chicago, IL.

Yudkowsky R, Luciano CJ, Banerjee PP, Alaraj A, Lemole MG, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Smith K, Rizzi S. (2012, January) Ventriculostomy Practice on a Library of Virtual Brains Using a VR/Haptic Simulator Improves Simulator and Surgical Outcomes. 12th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), San Diego, CA. Awarded First Place Research Abstract/Technology & Program Innovation Abstract

Summerscales RL, Argamon S, Hupert J, Schwartz A. (2011, November). Automatic summarization of results from clinical trials. Regular paper presentation at IEEE BIBM (Bioinformatics and biomedicine) 2011, Atlanta, GA.

Dosiou C, Barnes J, Schwartz A, Negro R, Crapo L, Stagnaro-Green A. (2011, October). Cost-effectiveness of universal and risk-based screening for autoimmune thyroid disease in pregnant women. 81st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, Indian Wells, CA

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Binns-Calvey A. (2011, October). Comparing announced with unannounced standardized patients for assessing diagnostic error. Poster presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Chicago, IL

Tice SK, McNutt RA, Tice P, Elstein AS, Schwartz A, Bordage G, Abrams RI, Stuckey RJ. (2011, October). Reducing cognitive errors by capturing and disseminating expert reasoning. Diagnostic Error in Medicine 4th International Conference, Chicago, IL

Hershberger PE, Gallo A, Kavanaugh K, Olshansky E, Schwartz A, Tur-Kaspa I. (2011, June). A Preliminary Description of the Decision-Making Process among High-Genetic-Risk Couples Considering PGD Use. International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis, International Prenatal Screening Group 2011 Congress; Barcelona, Spain.

Binns-Calvey A, Yudkowsky R, Weiner SJ, Dolley F, Brown J, Schwartz A. (2011, June). Assessing unannounced standardized patients' accuracy in real practice compared with SP accuracy in a clinical performance center. Association of Standardized Patient Educators, 10th annual meeting; Nashville, TN.

Yudkowsky R, Luciano CJ, Banerjee PP, Alaraj A, Lemole MG, Schwartz A, Charbel F, Mlinarevich N, Gandhi S. (2011, January). A Library of Virtual Brains for Ventriculostomy Practice on a VR/Haptic Simulator Initial Validity Evidence. Poster presentation at the 11th annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, LA.

Harwood B, Peacock N, McRae K, Schwartz A, Geller S. (2010, October). Contraceptive decisional conflict: a qualitative analysis applying the Ottawa Decision Support Framework to assess determinants of contraceptive decisions. Poster presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Medical Decision Making, Toronto, Canada.

Harwood B, Peacock, McRae K, Schwartz A, Geller S. (2010, September). Comparing the Contraceptive Decision-Making of Women Who Choose an Intrauterine Device versus a Less Effective Method: A Qualitative Analysis. Poster presentation at Reproductive Health 2010, Atlanta, GA. Published in Contraception 2010;82 (2):191-192

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2010, September). Thyroid antibodies are a risk factor for very preterm delivery. 14th International Thyroid Congress, Paris, France

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2010, September). Postpartum thyroiditis: Results of a large-scale prospective trial in southern Italy. Poster presentation at the 14th International Thyroid Congress, Paris, France

Schwartz A. (2010, July). Non-health goals in medical decisions. Invited presentation. The 41st International Seminar on Experiments and Surveys in Economics and Related Social Sciences. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

Schwartz A. (2010, July). Health research careers in the United States. Invited presentation, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2010, June). Increased miscarriage rate in thyroid antibody negative women with TSH levels between 2.5-5.0 in the first trimester of pregnancy. 92nd Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, San Diego, CA. Selected for annual Research Summaries Book as a newsworthy abstract.

Schwartz A. (2010, April). Decision science and health care. Invited presentation. UIC Department of Physical Therapy.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Ashley N, Kelly B, Richards M, Vasireddy V. (2010, March) Identifying Best Practices for VA Providers Confronting Knowledge Gaps during Clinical Encounters. Hines VA Hospital Locally Initiated Projects Conference.

Schwartz A, Arora V. (2010, February). Duty hour changes in graduate medical education: Conceptual frameworks and a systematic review. Invited presentation. UIC Department of Medical Education.

Schwartz A. (2010, February). Conceptual frameworks in the study of duty hour changes in GME. Invited seminar. University of Chicago Department of Medicine Research in Medical Education Seminar Series.

Schwartz A, Peacock N, McRae KD, Gilliam M, Seymour R. (2009, November). Defining New Categories of Pregnancy Intention in African-American Women. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2009, November) A randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce contextual errors in medical decision making. Poster presentation at Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N, Persell S, Abrams R. (2009, October). Contextual errors lead to avoidable cost: A multi-site unannounced standardized patient trial. 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Hollywood, CA.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N, Persell S, Abrams R. (2009, September). Contextual errors lead to avoidable cost: A multi-site unannounced standardized patient trial. Plenary presentation, Midwest SGIM Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2009, November) A randomized trial of an educational intervention to reduce contextual errors in medical decision making. Midwest SGIM Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A, Peacock N, McRae KD, Gilliam M, Seymour R. (2009, September). Defining new viewpoints on pregnancy intention in young African-American women. Invited presentation. UIC Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2009, September). Universal Screening vs. Case Finding for Detection and Treatment of Thyroid Hormonal Dysfunction During Pregnancy. Plenary presentation, 80th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association, Palm Beach, FL.

Jenkins D, Harris I, McLaughlin K, Schwartz A. (2009, August). What is the optimal number of students for small group teaching? A Randomized Controlled Study. Association for Medical Education in Europe 2009 Annual Meeting, Malaga, Spain.

Dyrbye L, Szydlo DW, Schwartz A, Downing SM, Sloan JA, Shanafelt TD (2009, August). Performance of a new screening tool for identifying medical students whose distress places them at risk for suicide or dropping out of school. Association for Medical Education in Europe 2009 Annual Meeting, Malaga, Spain.

Schwartz A, Peacock N, McRae K, Seymour R, Gilliam M, Factor L, Qualls-Hampton R, Holloway-Beth A. (2009, June). Defining New Categories of Pregnancy Intention in African-American Women. Poster presentation at AcademyHealth 2009 Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A, Hasnain M, Girotti JA, Bixby AM, Castellano B, Garrido M, Gomez J. (2009, June). Ethnicity, Acculturation & Clinical Values. Poster presentation at AcademyHealth 2009 Annual Research Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Harris IB. (2009, May). Learning to Individualize Care: An Educational Intervention to Reduce Contextual Errors in Medical Decision Making. Poster presentation at Society for General Internal Medicine, Miama Beach, FL.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Schapira MM, Jacobs E, Goldberg J, Yudkowsky R, Jordan N. (2009, May). Overlooking Contextual Information when Individualizing Care: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. Society for General Internal Medicine, Miami Beach, FL.

Negro R, Schwartz A, Gismondi R, Tinelli A, Mangieri T, Stagnaro-Green A. (2009, April). Impact of Treating Thyroid Hormonal Dysfunction during Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Universal Screening versus Case Finding. Spring Symposium of the American Thyroid Association, Washington, DC.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB. (2009, April). Detecting and correcting contextual errors in medical decision making. Invited seminar, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University.

Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Harris IB. (2009, April). Detecting and correcting contextual errors in medical decision making. UIC Department of Medical Education.

Schwartz, A. (2009, February). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health. Invited presentation to Policy and Advocacy course, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Weaver FM, Goldberg J, Schapira MM, Yudkowsky R, Sharma G, Binns-Calvey A, Preyss B, Jordan N. (2009, February). Overlooking Contextual Information in Medical Decision Making: A Source of Medical Error and Avoidable Cost. VA HSR&D National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Peacock N, Schwartz A, McRae K, Seymour R, Holloway-Beth A, Gilliam M. (2008, December). New preference measure as predictor of unintended pregnancy in African-American women. Poster presentation at NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, MD.

Schwartz A, Leifer, A, Hazen G, Heckerling, P. (2008, November). Trading life and health for goals. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago, IL.

Harwood B, Peacock N, Schwartz A, Geller S. (2008, November). A conceptual framework for contraceptive decisions based on decision support. Poster presentation at the Annual Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women?s Health (BIRCWH) meeting, Bethesda, MD. Journal of Women's Health 2008;17 (8):1233-4.

Niederman LG, Schwartz A, Punwani I. (2008, October) Evaluation of Bright Smiles from Birth: Provider Attitudes, Practice Behaviors and Perceived Competency in Oral Health. Pediatrics for the 21st Century Symposium, Boston, MA.

Hazen G, Schwartz A. (2008, October). Incorporating extrinsic goals into decision and cost-effectiveness analyses. Society for Medical Decision Making, Philadelphia, PA.

Schwartz A, Leifer, A, Hazen G, Heckerling, P. (2008, October). Trading life and health for goals. Poster presentation, Society for Medical Decision Making, Philadelphia, PA.

Schwartz A, Hupert J, Scherrer C, Niederman LG, Connell K, Dorsch J. (2008, October). A multifaceted longitudinal comparative assessment of evidence-based medicine performance. Poster presentation, Society for Medical Decision Making, Philadelphia, PA.

Schwartz, A. (2008, May). Experiences with online discussions in teaching quantitative methods. Invited presentation. DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz A, Hupert J, Scherrer C, Niederman LG, Connell K, Dorsch J. (2008, May). A multifaceted longitudinal comparative assessment of evidence-based medicine performance. Poster presentation, Pediatric Adademic Societies, Honolulu, HI.

Clavier A, Schwartz A, Weiner SJ, Brousseau D. (2008, May). Predictors of Appropriate Emergency Department Pediatric Visits Among Latino Patients: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI.

Schwartz A, The UIC LCS Investigators. (2008, March). The Evidence-Based Medicine Library Consult Service. Invited presentation, National Library of Medicine Invitational Meeting on Informationist Services. Bethesda, MD.

Peacock N, Factor L, Schwartz A, Seymour R, Gilliam M, McRae K, Qualls-Hampton R, Holloway-Beth A. (2007, November). Measuring Pregnancy "Intentions" of Young African-American Women - A Prospective Mixed Methods Study. Poster presentation, American Public Health Association.

Schwartz, A. (2007, October). "Making medical decisions". Invited address. Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.

Schwartz, A. (2007, July). "Life goals and health decisions: Understanding and aiding patients' choices". Invited public address. Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Schwartz A, Leifer, A, Hazen G, Heckerling, P. (2006, November). "Life goals and health decisions - what will people live (or die) for?" Society for Judgment and Decision Making annual meeting, Houston, TX.

Schwartz A, Hazen G, Leifer A, Heckerling, P. (2006, October). "Life goals and health decisions - what will people live (or die) for?" Poster presentation at Society for Medical Decision Making annual meeting, Boston, MA.

Schwartz A, Hupert J. (2006, May). "Specialty and Training Effects in EBM Decision Skills". Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Schwartz A, Millam G, Hupert J, Scherrer C, Connell K, Niederman J, Dorsch J. (2006, May). "A Web-Based Evidence-Based Medicine Library Consult Service: Technical Development." Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Waickus CM, Schwartz A, Cortez E, McNutt R. (2006, February). "Integrating a Longitudinal Course in Shared Medical Decision Making into a Traditional Medical School Curriculum" Poster Presentation, The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 32nd Annual Predoctoral Education Conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

Schwartz, A. (2005, November). An Evidence-Based Medicine Library Consult Service at UIC. Invited presentation. UIC Department of Family Medicine Grand Rounds.

Fox G, Schwartz A, Hart KM. (2005, September). "Part-Time Faculty at UI-COM: Gender, Work-Family Balance, and Academic Advancement". Poster presentation at Association for Academic Psychiatry, Chicago, IL. Third Place, Poster Competition.

Weiner SJ, Schwartz A, Yudkowsky R, Schiff G, Weaver F, Goldberg JH, Weiss KB. (2005, September). "Contextual Errors" in Medical Decision Making: What are They and How Do We Find Them? 2005 SGIM Midwest Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL

Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Niederman, J., Roy, L., Shahid, R. (2005, May). Validation of evidence-based decision assessment items in Pediatrics clerks. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD.

Schwartz, A., Waickus, C.M., Baker, E.A., Cortez, E.P., & McNutt, R. (2004, October). A four-year undergraduate shared medical decision making curriculum: Evaluation of year 1. Poster presentation at Society for Medical Decision Making, Atlanta, GA. Abstract published in Medical Decision Making 2005, 25:E55.

Schwartz, A. (2004, September). The future of evidence-based Pediatrics. Keynote address. Seventh Annual David Baker Lecture Series, Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Chester, PA.

Schwartz, A. (2004, June). A Web-Based Evidence-Based Medicine Library Consult Service. UIC Department of Medical Education seminar. Chicago, IL.

Niederman, J., Schwartz, A., & Starosta, D. (2004, May). Health Steps in Pediatric Residency Training: Resident Practice Outcomes. Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA.

Schwartz, A. (2004, April). The evidence for learning in evidence-based medicine: How can we know whether EBM matters? Keynote address. Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center for Health Professions 37th Annual Community Health Research Day, Grand Rapids, MI.

Schwartz, A. & Hupert, J. (2003, June). Assessing evidence-based decisions with a standardized patient. Invited seminar. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Medical Education.

Immergluck, L.H., Hayani, K.C., Starosta, D., Schwartz, A., & Kecskes, S. (2003, May). Antibiotic Coated Central Venous Catheters in Critically Ill Children. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies, Seattle, WA.

Schwartz, A., & Hasnain, M. (2002, November). Risk Perception and Risk Attitude in Informed Consent. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Kansas City, MO.

Schwartz, A., & Hupert, J. (2002, October). Assessing evidence-based decisions with a standardized patient. Society for Medical Decision Making, Baltimore, MD.

Onishi, H., Elstein, A., Bordage, G. & Schwartz, A. (2002, July). Effects of clinical experience on the type and distribution of diagnostic errors. The Tenth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education, Ottawa, Canada.

Schwartz, A., Goldberg, J.H., & Hasnain, M. (2001, November). Separating and Combining Health Outcomes: A failure to find resource buffering. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Orlando, FL.

Schwartz, A., & Hasnain, M. (2001, October). Risk Perception and Risk Attitude in Informed Consent. Society for Medical Decision Making, San Diego, CA.

Goldberg, J.H., Schwartz, A., Cull, W., & Elstein, A.S. (2001, October). What do preference-based utility assessments measure? A study of construct validity. Poster presented at Society for Medical and Decision Making, San Diego, CA.

Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Hasnain, M., Elstein, A.S., & Gillespie, R.J. (2001, August) Comparison of Physicians' Evidence-Based Decisions with the Bayesian Use of the Evidence. Invited symposium participant. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Guihan, M., Goldstein, B., Smith, B., Schwartz, A., Manheim, L. (2001, May). SCI Health Care Provider Attitudes About Pressure Ulcer Management. 27th Annual Meeting of the American Spinal Injury Assocation, Long Beach, CA. Winner of Third Place Award for Posters.

Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Hasnain, M., Elstein, A.S., Noronha, P., Gaebeler, C., & Gillespie, R.J. (2001, April) Evaluating Evidence-Based Decision Making Skills: Development and Validation of an Instrument. APA Presidential Plenary Session, Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD. Winner of APA Ray E. Helfer Award for Innovation in Pediatric Education. In: Pediatric Research, 49(4).

Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Hasnain, M., Elstein, A.S., Noronha, P., Gaebeler, C., & Gillespie, R.J. (2001, April) Evaluating Evidence-Based Decision Making Skills: Development and Validation of an Instrument. Invited presentation. Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (2000, April). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health. Invited presentation to Policy and Advocacy course, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (2000, December). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health. Invited presentation to Introductory Health Policy course, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Yudkowsky, R. & Schwartz, A. (2000, October). Context, Culture, and Content: Determinants of quality in psychiatry residency programs. AAMC 111th Annual Meeting (RIME), Chicago, IL. Goldberg, J. H., Schwartz, A., & Elstein A.S. (2000, October). Measruing Quality of Life: Preliminary results for cost-effectiveness analysis. Invited Address, UIC Health Services Research Group, Chicago, IL.

Larson, J. R., Jr., Sargis, E. G., Elstein, A. S., & Schwartz, A. (2000, September). Holding Shared versus Unshared Information: Its Impact on Perceived Member Influence in Decision-Making Groups. Society for Medical Decision Making, Cincinnati, OH.

Schwartz, A., Eiser, A. R., Lincoln, E., Ravikanth, A., & Elstein, A. S. (2000, September). What Do Patients (and Internists) Want? Comparing Clinical Values. Plenary Session, Midwest Society for General Internal Medicine, Chicago, IL. Winner of "Junior Faculty Research Award".

Schwartz, A. (2000, February). Assessing Evidence-Based Decisions: A Bayesian Approach. Invited address. Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, A. (1999, October). Teaching and Evaluating Evidence-Based Medicine. Panelist, GEA Discussion Session, AAMC, Washington, DC.

Schwartz, A. (1999, October). Evaluating Physicians' Use of Research Evidence: A Bayesian Approach. 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making. Reno, NV.

Immergluck, L. C., Cull, W. L., Schwartz, A., & Elstein, A. (1999, October). Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Compared to Voluntary Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus among Pregnant Women in Chicago. Poster session presented at 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making. Reno, NV.

Schwartz, A. (1999, July). Roundtable moderator: Web-based education. 40th Anniversary of the Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Elstein, A, Schwartz, A. (1999, July). Roundtable moderator: Biostatistics and decision making. 40th Anniversary of the Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A., Djulbegovic, B., Hozo, I. (1999, June). Decision thresholds and clinician regret. Invited address, Midwest Center for Health Services Policy and Research.

Immergluck, L. C., Cull, W. L., Schwartz, A., & Elstein, A. (1999, May). Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Compared to Voluntary Screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus among Pregnant Women in Chicago. Poster session presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, San Francisco, CA.

Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., & Elstein, A. (1999, May). Evaluating Physicians' Use of Research Evidence. Invited presentation to Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Larson, J. R., Jr., Sargis, E. G., Elstein, A. S., & Schwartz, A. (1999, May). Holding Shared versus Unshared Information: Its Impact on Perceived Member Influence in Decision-Making Groups. Poster sesion presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, A. (1999, April). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Public Health. Invited presentation to Policy and Advocacy course, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (1998, December). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Invited presentation to Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (1998, December). Markov Models for Medical Decisions. Invited presentation to Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Hupert, J., Schwartz, A., Elstein, A. (1998, October). Having Fun with the Clinical Research Literature. Invited presentation to Department of Pediatrics PGY1 Retreat.

Schwartz, A., Djulbegovic, B., Hozo, I. (1998, October). Treatment thresholds and postdecision regret. Society for Medical Decision Making, Cambridge.

Meltzer, D., Hazen, G., Johanneson, M., Abdalla, I., Chang, R., Elstein, A., Schwartz, A. (1998, October). Effect of future costs on the cost-effectiveness of life extension and quality of life improvement among the elderly. Society for Medical Decision Making, Cambridge.

Schwartz, A. (1998, April). Postdecision affect: Feelings about risky options. Invited address. Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (1998, January). Postdecision affect: Feelings about risky options. Invited address. Department of Psychology, Depaul University.

Schwartz, A. (1997, November). Expected feelings about risky options. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Philadelphia.

Weber, E., Mellers, B., Metzger, T., Blais, A., Schwartz, A., & Kirsner, K. (1997, November). Reasons for rank-dependent utility evaluation. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Philadelphia.

Schwartz, A. (1997, November). Expected feelings about risky options. Invited address. Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Schwartz, A. (1997, October). Expected feelings about risky options. Department of Medical Education Brown Bag, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Cooke, A. & Schwartz, A. (1997, July). Past and future possible worlds: Evaluating sequential decisions. 8th International Conference on the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk, and Decision Theory, Mons, Belgium.

Schwartz, A. (1996, November). Anticipation, Choice, and Decision Affect. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago.

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., Ritov, I., & Ho, K. (1996, November). Emotional reactions to risky decisions. Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago.

Cooke, A. & Schwartz, A. (1996, November). Past and future possible worlds: evaluations of sequential decisions. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago.

Goldberg, J. & Schwartz, A. (1996, November). Temporal dimensions of health risks. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Chicago.

Schwartz, A. (1996, October). Forum on the utility of data fitting. Invited address. Berkeley Cognitive Psychology Colloquium, Berkeley.

Mellers, B., Schwartz, A., & Ritov, I. (1996, August). What is, what was, and what might have been: Emotional reactions to the outcomes of risky decisions. Invited address. IFORS Triennial Conference, Vancouver, B.C.

Cooke, A. & Schwartz, A. (1996, July). Past and future possible worlds: evaluations of sequential decisions. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco.

Branstrom, R., Lerner, J., Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Tetlock, P. (1996, July). Effects of fiduciary role and accountability on risky choices. Poster session presented the meeting of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco.

Goldberg, J., Schwartz, A., & Maslach, C. (1996, May). Differing perceptions of risk in health-related behaviors. Stanford-Berkeley Symposium on Social Psychology, Stanford.

Branstrom, R., Lerner, J., Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Tetlock, P. (1996, May). The effect of accountability and fiduciary role on risky decisions. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Western Psychological Association, San Jose.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Ritov, I. (1995, November). What is, what was, and what might have been: Emotional reactions to outcomes of risky decisions. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Los Angeles, CA.

Schwartz, A. (1995, August). Cognitive linguistic approaches to organizational theory and research. Invited address. Academy of Management Pre-Conference Session, Vancouver, B.C.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Weber, E. (1995, May). A correction of reflection: A new look at risk attitudes. Stanford-Berkeley Symposium on Cognitive Psychology, Berkeley.

Schwartz, A., & Mellers, B. (1995, March). Feelings about outcomes of risky decisions. Berkeley Cognitive Psychology Colloquium, Berkeley.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Weber, E. (1995, February). When risk measures are subjective, people become less reflective. Bayesian Research Conference, Los Angeles.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., Weber, E., & Ho, K. (1994, November). Risk attitudes from a behavioral perspective. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, St. Louis.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Ho, K. (1994, June). Risky outcomes and emotional reactions. Stanford-Berkeley Symposium on Cognitive Psychology, Stanford.

Schwartz, A., Mellers, B., & Ho, K. (1993, November). How do we feel about the outcomes of risky options? Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Washington, D.C.

Schwartz, A. (1992, May). Contested concepts in social science. UC Berkeley - UC San Diego Annual Cognitive Linguistics Workshop, Berkeley.

Schwartz, A. (1991, July). Causation and transfer. International Cognitive Linguistic Association, Santa Cruz.

Schwartz, A. (1991, May) Metaphors for causation. Panelist. UC Berkeley - UC San Diego Annual Cognitive Linguistics Workshop, San Diego.

Professional Workshops and Courses Taught

Schwartz, A. (2017, April). Panelist. APHA Health Communication Working Group webinar on Publishing in Health Communication Journals.

Andriole, D., Jeffe, D., Reilly, K., Schwartz, A., Bostrom, D. (2015, November). Bridging Data Across Divides: Challenges of Aggregating Data from Multiple Organizations. Panel. Learn, Serve, Lead 2015: The Association of American Medical Colleges, Baltimore, MD.

Schwartz, A. & Haftel, H. (2012, March). From Great Programs to Great Research: Building Scholarship. Mini-course. Association of Pediatric Program Directors, San Antonio, TX.

Hicks, P.J., Teeney-Soeiro, R., Ronan, J.M., Burke, A., Schwartz, A., Schumacher, D.J., & Guralnick, S. (2012, March). Translating the Pediatrics Milestones into meaningful assessment tools for your program. Mini-course. Association of Pediatric Program Directors, San Antonio, TX.

Schwartz, A. (2012, January). Research design and data analysis (week-long course). Master of Health Professions Education program, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, India.

Schwartz, A. (2012, January). Leadership in health professions education. (one-day workshop). Master of Health Professions Education program, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, India.

Schwartz, A. (2010, October). Research design and data analysis (week-long course). Master of Health Professions Education program, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, India.

Schwartz, A. (2010, October). Leadership in health professions education. (one-day workshop). Master of Health Professions Education program, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, India.

Schwartz, A. (2010, July). Embodied Economics and Cognition: Medical Decision Making. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan.

Golub R, Kilpatrick S, Schwartz A. (2010, April). Journal editor panel. Workshop for Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Fellowship program, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.

Balmer D, Schwartz A, Carraccio C. (2010, April). Initiative for Innovation in Pediatric Education investigator workshop. Annual meeting, Association for Pediatric Program Directors, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, A. (2010, February). Medical Decision Making. Workshop at the Regional Scientific Meeting, New Jersey Chapter, American College of Physicians, Iselin, NJ.

Schwartz, A. (2009, October). Psychology of Medical Decision Making II: Preference and Choice. Short course presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making, Hollywood, CA.

Hupert, J., Niederman, L., Schwartz, A., Roy, L. (2008, May). The R(a)PID Technique for Critical Medical-Literature Appraisal. Workshop presented at Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI.

Bergus, G., Schwartz, A., Kee, F. (2007, October). From Decision Making to Problem Solving: New Tools for Medical Educators. Short course presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making, Boston, MA.

Schwartz, A. (2007, July). Advanced Learning Course: Leadership and Program Evaluation. Faculty of Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

Bergus, G., Schwartz, A. (2006, October). From Decision Making to Problem Solving: New Tools for Medical Educators. Short course presented at the Society for Medical Decision Making, Boston, MA.

Schwartz, A. (2005, January). Conducting evidence-based reviews. Invited workshop. American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Standards of Practice Committee. Chicago, IL.

Niederman, L., Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Roy, L. (2004, November). Evidence-Based Medicine Pediatric Program Directors and Educators Workshop. Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, A., Goldberg, J., Bergus, G. (2004, October). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Atlanta, GA.

Niederman, L., Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Roy, L. (2004, November). Evidence-Based Medicine Workshop. Invited workshop. Spectrum Health. Grand Rapids, MI.

Schwartz, A., Hamm, R., Goldberg, J. (2003, October). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Chicago, IL.

Schwartz, A., Goldberg, J., Bergus, G. (2003, October). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Saturday short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Chicago, IL.

Niederman, L., Schwartz, A., Hupert, J., Roy, L. (2002, November). Evidence-Based Medicine Pediatric Program Directors and Educators Workshop. Chicago, IL.

Hamm, R., Connors, A., Schwartz, A. (2002, October). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Baltimore, MD.

Hamm, R., Connors, A., Schwartz, A. (2001, October). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, San Diego, CA.

Hamm, R., Connors, A., Schwartz, A. (2000, September). Basic Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making. Short course presented at Society for Medical Decision Making, Cincinnati, OH.

Hupert, J., Schwartz, A., Amin, S., Neiderman, J., Elstein, A. (1999, May). An Efficient Patient-Oriented Evidence-Based Learning Method for Everyday Pediatric Pratice. Workshop presented at Ambulatory Pediatric Association, San Francisco, CA.

Funding Sources

7/17 - 4/21 Weiner, S.J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (co-PI), Galanter, W. (Co-I), Kochendorfer, K. (Co-I), Kannampallil, T. (Co-I), Weaver, F.M. (Co-I), Lee, J. (Co-I), Varkey, A. (Co-I), Michelfelder, A. (Co-I). "Integrating Contextual Factors into Clinical Decision Support to Reduce Contextual Error and Improve Outcomes in Ambulatory Care". Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (1R01HS025374).
5/17 - 4/19 Englander, R. (PI), Borman-Shoap, E. (Site PI), West, D. (Site PI), Hermann, B. (Site PI), Rosenberg, A. (Site PI), Schwartz, A. (Consultant), Balmer, D. (Consultant), Howley, L. (Consultant), Carraccio, C. (Consultant), Powell, D. (Consultant). "Shared Mental Models and Learner Outcomes: Gap Filling of Validity Evidence to Support Time Variable Competency-Based Advancement". National Board of Medical Examiners Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund (1617-973).
7/16 - 6/19 Weiner, S.J. (PI) "Evaluating Use of Patient-Collected Audio Recorded Encounters for Provider Audit Feedback to Reduce Contextual Errors". Department of Veteran Affairs (I01HX002017)
9/11 - 6/15 Schwartz, A. (PI), Girotti, J.A. (PI). "Research careers for Hispanic students: Testing the Multiple Worlds model". National Institutes of Health (1R01GM098515).
7/11 - 6/12 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hupert, J. (co-PI). "Learning research design through participatory simulation". UIC Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
2/11 - 1/13 Peacock, N. (PI), Schwartz, A. (co-PI), Harwood, B. (Co-I), Ettlinger, L. "Family planning and community college students". UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science pilot grant.
9/10 - 8/12 Schwartz, A. (PI). "Extending DOSPERT to medical risk and Japanese translation". National Science Foundation (Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences program SES-1023831).
9/09 - 8/10 Schwartz, A. (PI), McKenzie, C. (PI). "Collaborative Research: SJDM/SMDM Research Exchange". Conference grant. National Science Foundation (Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences program SES-0921776).
7/09 - 9/09 Schwartz, A. (PI), Pappas, C. (co-I), Bordage, G. (co-I), Bashook, P. (co-I), Edison, M. (co-I), Prasad, B. (co-I). "A literature review of the impact of duty hour regulations". Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
7/09 - 6/12 Schwartz, A. (PI). "Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making." Conference grant. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (1R13HS018130-01).
7/09 - 12/09 Weiner, S.J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I). "Identifying Best Practices for VA Providers Confronting Knowledge Gaps during Clinical Encounters." Department of Veteran Affairs (LIP 42-534).
7/09 - 6/12 Weiner, S.J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I), Harris, I.B. (Co-I), Weaver, F. (Co-I), Dayal, A. (Co-I), Patel, S. (Co-I), Yudkowsky, R. (Co-I), Muccino, K. (Co-I). "Intervening to prevent contextual errors in medical decision making." Department of Veteran Affairs (EDU 08-430).
3/09 - 3/10 Harris, I. (PI), Kamin, C. (co-PI), Schwartz, A (Investigator). "Learning teaching methods using innovative observational techniques." UIC Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
10/08 - 9/09 Yudkowsky, R. (PI), Bannerjee, P. (Co-I), Charbel, F. (co-I), Schwartz, A. (co-I). "Practice makes perfect: Does practices on a virtual reality/haptics simulator improve residents' ability to perform a ventriculostomy?" Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (1RO3 HS17361-01).
7/08 - 6/10 Schwartz, A. (PI), Weiner, S.J. (co-I), Harris, I.B. (co-I). "Measuring Quality of Medical Student Performance at Contextualizing Care". National Board of Medical Examiners Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund (0708-012).
6/08 - 10/08 Weiner, S.J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (co-I), Kaestner, R. (co-I), Jordan, N. (co-I). "Measuring the Economic Costs of Contextual Errors". Department of Veteran Affairs.
5/08 - 4/09 Schwartz, A. (PI), Schwartz, J.S. (PI). "Collaborative Research: SJDM/SMDM Symposium Exchange". Conference grant. National Science Foundation (Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences program SES-0817831).
2/08 - 2/10 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hasnain, M. (co-PI), Girotti, J. (co-PI). "Experience of Care and Patient-Physician Value Fit in Hispanic, African-American and Caucasian Populations". The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (63821).
10/06 - 3/09 Weiner, S.J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I), Weaver, F. (Co-I), Goldberg, J. (Co-I), Schapira, M. (Site investigator). "Identifying and predicting contextual errors in medical decision making". Department of Veteran Affairs (IIR 04-107).
7/05 - 12/09 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hazen, G. (PI), Heckerling, P. (Investigator). "Collaborative Research: Adding Extrinsic Goals to the QALY Model". National Science Foundation, Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences program. (SES-0451122)
2005 - 2008 Niederman, L. (PI), Schwartz, A. (co-PI), Punwani, I. (Co-PI). "Evaluation of childhood oral health outcomes in Medicaid eligible children in Chicago" Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
10/04 - 9/07 Peacock, N. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I), Gilliam, M. (Co-I), Seymour, R. (Co-I). "Pregnancy Intention in African American and Latina Women". CDC/ASPH.
5/04 - 4/08 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hupert, J. (Co-PI), Scherrer, C. (Investigator), Connell, K. (Investigator), Niederman, L.(Investigator). "A Web-Based Evidence-Based Medicine Consult Service". National Library of Medicine (1G08LM007921-01)
4/03 - 3/04 Johnson, B. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I). "A Chairside Aid for Shared Decision Making in Dentistry". Research Awards Committee, UIC College of Dentistry, Wach Fund.
1/03 - 12/03 Goldberg, J. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I). "Patient-centered decision making for PSA screening". Portes Foundation.
6/02 - 5/03 Niederman, L. (PI), Silverman, K. (co-PI), Connell, K. (Investigator), Schwartz, A. (Investigator). "Evaluating Healthy Steps for Young Children in a Pediatric Residency Training Program". Commonwealth Fund
6/02 - 5/04 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hupert, J. (Co-I), Lesky, L. (Co-I). "Generalization of Assessment of Evidence-Based Medicine Skills". National Board of Medical Examiners Stemmler Invitational Grant Fund.
1/01 - 12/01 Schwartz, A. (PI), Goldberg, J. (Co-PI). The Importance of Mental Accounting in Health Outcomes. UIC Campus Research Board.
1/00 - 12/00 Peacock, N. (PI), Geller, S. (Co-I), Schwartz, A. (Co-I). "Exploring Young Women's Intentions and Attitudes Concerning Pregnancy". UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender.
10/99 - 08/01 Murphy, T. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-I), Mrtek, R. (Co-I). "Ethics in Clinical, Biomedical, Public Health Research". National Institutes of Health (Short-term courses in research ethics program).
6/99 - 11/00 Schwartz, A. (PI), Hupert, J. (Co-I), Elstein, A. (Co-I). "Assessment of Evidence-Based Medicine Skills". National Board of Medical Examiners Medical Education Research Fund.
1/99 - 12/99 Schwartz, A. (PI) "Perceived-risk attitudes in medical decisions". UIC Campus Research Board.
8/98 - 8/99 Schwartz, A. (PI) "Emotional Reactions to Real World Decisions: Testing and Extending Decision Affect Theory". NSF Decision, Risk, and Management Science Program 98-07744: Beginning Investigator Award.
10/98 - 9/00 Yonke, A. (PI), Foley, R. (Co-PI), Gelula, M. (Co-PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-PI). "MHPE Online". Online degree program. UI-OnLine.
7/98 - 12/99 Cull, W. (PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-PI), Elstein, A., Hynes, D. "Comparisons of Health-Related Quality of Life Instruments for Use in Cost-Effectiveness Analyses". VA Cooperative Studies Program.
9/98 - 9/99 Hupert, J. (PI), Elstein, A. (Co-PI), Schwartz, A. (Co-PI). "A web-based curriculum for evidence based medicine in Pediatrics". Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Quoted, interviewed, or cited in media

January 2016
April 2011
December 2010
September 2010
August 2010
  • Kertesz S. Physician's [sic] Errors: How Our Health Care System Is Failing Us. Huffington Post, August 20, 2010
July 2010
  • Doctors Perform Poorly When Patients Need Special Care Kansas Free Press, July 20, 2010
July 2010
  • Physicians Can Perform Poorly When Patients Need Special Care, Study Suggests Science Daily, July 20, 2010
September 2009
  • Difficult Medical Choice? Steps to Making the Right Decision. Hartford Courant courant.com, September 30, 2009
September 2009
August 2009
  • Kotz D. When patients take charge of their care. U.S. News and World Report (Best Hospitals issue). Also online
February 2008
  • Toews VD. How holistic is your doc? Body+Soul magazine. Also online

Mentoring/Advising

2017-2019 Bernice Man, MD Mentor, Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH)
2017 Jennifer Jarrett, MS, PharmD Mentor, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Research Institute Focused Investigator Training Program
2016-2021 Reshma Shah, MD Mentor, NICHD K23 Mentored Career Development Award (NIH K23HD086295)
2014-2015 Reshma Shah, MD Secondary mentor, CCTS Professional Development Scholar Mentored Career Development Award (NIH UL1TR000050)
2013-2015 Memoona Hasnain, MBBS, MHPE Mentor, Macy Faculty Scholars Award
2013-2015 Rachel Caskey, MD Mentor, CCTS KL2 Scholar Mentored Career Development Award (NIH 8KL2TR00004804)
2008-2013 Bryna Harwood, MD Mentor, Contraceptive Decision-Making: Women's Preferences for IUD-related Health States (NIH 1K23HD053770-01A2)
2010-2012 Angela Rose Black, PhD Mentor, Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH), funded by NIH 5K12HD055892-03
2009-2011 Patricia Hershberger, PhD, APRN, BC Mentor, Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH), funded by NIH 5K12HD055892-02
2007-2008 Bryna Harwood, MD Mentor, Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH), funded by NIH 5K12HD055892-01
2010-2012 Mohamed Hindy, DDS Mentor, Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science
In progress David Keegan
Mohammed Hijazi
Alex Sevryukov
Chandana Weerasinghe
Stephen Wise
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
In progress Hilel Frankenthal
Jennie Mickelson
Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education
2012 Nancy Schindler
David Thomas
Reena Karani
2011 Chad Kessler
Steve Kasten
Pam Derstine
Deirdre Jenkins
Maura Polansky
Babbi Winegarden
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2010 Jeannie Farnan
Hilary Sanfey
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2010 Andy Thompson Thesis committee, Master of Health Professions Education
2009 Liselotte Dyrbye Thesis committee, Master of Health Professions Education
2008 Priyasuda Hetrakul
Melchor Sanchez-Mendiola
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2007 Robert Sedlack Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2005 Bradford Johnson
John Frederick Watkins
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2005 Minto Jain
David Cook
Sheryl Koski
Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education
2004 Geraldine Fox
Hilary Haftel
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2003 Christel Hanne
Bryan Malas
David Rogers
Pawasoot Supasai
Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education
2002 Paulo Carvalho, Jr. Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2002 Anna Derossis
Elza Adachi
Marcy Mintz
Hirotaka Onishi
Satid Thammasitboon
Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education
2001 Fatima Adriana D'Almeida
Pedro Alejandro Gordon
Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2000 Rachel Yudkowsky Thesis chair, Master of Health Professions Education
2000 Jay Prystowsky Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education
Earlier Antonio Cabrera
Michael Guiliano
Donald Misch
Valerie Reese
Rukhsana Zuberi
Thesis committee member, Master of Health Professions Education