Andrea Wershof Schwartz
Secondary Faculty

Andrea Wershof Schwartz

Assistant Professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Epidemiology

Other Positions

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Medicine-Brigham and Women's Hospital

Harvard Medical School

PME Co-Director, Societal Theme-Pallative Care

Program in Medical Education

Harvard Medical School

Chair of the Curricular Societal Themes Committee

Program in Medical Education

Harvard Medical School


Overview

Andrea Wershof Schwartz, MD MPH AGSF is a geriatrician at VA Boston Healthcare System where she serves as Associate Director for Clinical Innovation in the New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), and as a leader in the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative. Dr. Schwartz is Associate Director of the Harvard Multicampus Geriatrics Fellowship.

Dr. Schwartz directs or co-directs the following courses:
- Aging and End of Life Theme (HMS)
- Medical Education course ELO 700 (HMS)
- Geriatrics and Palliative Care Innovations elective NCE 520 (HMS)
- Issues in Frailty Epi 517 (HSPH)

MPH, 01/2010
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

BA, 05/2004
Columbia University, New York

BA, MA, 05/2004
The Jewish Theological Seminary, New York

Internal medicine residency, 05/2014, HVMA Primary Care Program, Management & Leadership Track
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston

Geriatrics Fellowship, 08/2015
Harvard Multicampus Geriatrics Fellowship, Boston

MD, 2010, Humanities & Medicine Program
Mount Sinai Schol of Medicine, New York

Harvard Geriatrics Fellowship - Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award2023
Harvard MultiCampus Geriatrics Fellowship

HMS - Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award2021
Harvard Medical School

VA Boston Excellence in Education Award2021
VA Boston Healthcare System

Tideswell Emerging Leaders in Aging Fellow2020-2021
American Geriatrics Society

AGS Best Paper Award, Geriatrics Education, Senior Author2020
American Geriatrics Society

AGS Best Poster Award, Geriatrics Education, Senior Author2019
American Geriatrics Society

AGS Outstanding Junior Clinician Educator Award2018
American Geriatrics Society

Harvard Geriatrics Fellowship - Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award2016
Harvard MultiCampus Geriatrics Fellowship

BWH - Resident Teaching and Mentoring Award2014
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

BWH - Arnold Dunne Award presented to an intern for humanistic and compassionate patient care2012
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

MSSM - The Harold Elster Memorial Prize for Highest Academic Standing2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MSSM - The Barry Coller Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MSSM - The Judith and Nathan Kase Humanities in Medicine Award2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

MSSM - The George James Epidemiology Award2010
Mount Sinai School of Medicine


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