Frederic Schwartz, DO, FACOFP
Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Services
Chair of Family and Community Medicine
Specialty: Family Practice
Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Education and services, Dr. Schwartz is the Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Schwartz was the founding Chair of Community Medicine at the University of New England's New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has served as Vice-President of Midwestern University and as Chair of Family Medicine at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Practitioners.
Dr. Schwartz has demonstrated his commitment to service to the underserved through his work as CEO of the Southside Health Consortium (Now the Illinois Health Consortium), TheChicago Area Health Education Center, and through his work as Medical Director for Medical Services at the Arizona State Hospital. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of University Faculty Consultants, a medical services provider, and as CEO of First Choice Physicians IPA and Chief Medical Officer of Health Choice, an Arizona AHCCCS contract provider. Dr. Schwartz has served as principal investigator formany Health Resources and Services Administration-funded projects in education and research. His research interests include medical curricula and the use of technology in learning. He and his wife, Arleen, live in Paradise Valley, AZ.