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Scott Schwitz, M.D.

Clinical Faculty


  • Doctor of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2008-2012
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Chemistry, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 2003-2007, Minors in French, Mathematics and Physics

Past Academic Positions

Chief Resident, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2015 – 2016

  • Selected by residency leadership, faculty and residents. Scheduling, education and administrative oversight for 47 residents in addition to clinical responsibilities.

Intern Orientation Coordinator, July 2015

  • Organized and executed month-long new intern orientation program including didactics, procedure labs and social events.

Resident Academic Leadership Forum, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, May 2015

  • Participated in workshops on leadership, conflict management and teaching with over 150 chief residents in Emergency Medicine at a national meeting in San Diego.

Workshop Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2013 – 2015, Introduction to Emergency Medicine (MED 550)

  • Quarterly hands on teaching for pre-clinical medical students in airway management, suturing, vascular access, bedside ultrasound, codes.

Resident Representative, University of Washington Housestaff Association, 2012 – 2015, University of Washington Peer Recognition Award, January 2013, February 2014

  • Awarded to model residents for advancing the residency through demonstrating exceptional clinical care, professionalism or outstanding service to one’s peers.

Residency Recruitment Lead, 2012 – 2014

  • Coordinated recruitment dinners for prospective residents.

Selected Research

  1. Adedipe AA, Fly DL, Schwitz SD, Jorgenson DB, Duric H, Sayre MR, Nichol G. November 2015
  2. Carotid Doppler Blood Flow Measurement During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Is Feasible: A First in Man Study Resuscitation, November 2015; 96:121-5.
  3. Alexander W, Bammer J, Bryant K, Burns P, Haesloop O, Junck E, Moyes A, 2013-2015 Nguyen S, Schwitz S, Springston M, Totten J, Wong C, Gatewood M.
  4. Using dot phrases in the ED: A prospective comparison trial for improving reimbursement.
  5. Quality Improvement Project, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Washington
  6. Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma Exam March 2014
  7. Online Clinical Care Advisories and Messages, University of Washington
  8. Echocardiography in Cardiac Arrest March 2014 Online Clinical Care Advisories and Messages, University of Washington
  9. Radical Additions to Cyclobutadieniron Iron Tricarbonyl Complexes 2005-2007 Senior Thesis, Department of Chemistry, Middlebury College

Scott Schwitz
Scott Schwitz, M.D.
Clinical Faculty