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Technology Enhanced Learning, New Ways to Educate In the Classroom and on Rounds

Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: How to be a More Effective ID Educator: Climate and Technology
Thursday, October 9, 2014: 7:30 AM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 105-AB
Brian Schwartz, MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Brian Schwartz is a physician specializing in the treatment of infectious diseases. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infections in immunocompromised patients. He oversees the inpatient infectious diseases consultation service and the Infectious Diseases Faculty Practice. He earned his undergraduate degree in biological anthropology from the University of Michigan and a medical degree from Rush Medical College. He completed an internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by an infectious diseases fellowship at UCSF where he joined the faculty in 2008. Presently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases. His work on medical education includes serving as the course director for the Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation block in the School of Medicine, the Program Director for the Infectious Diseases Fellowship, member of the Education Committee for the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and he serves on a question writing group for the National Board of Medical Examiners. In 2012 he was elected into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators. He has served on national guideline committees to create recommendations for the management of Chagas disease and tuberculosis in transplant recipients. He also serves as a contributing editor to the Sanford Guide of Antimicrobial Therapy.

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