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CURRICULUM VITAE

Sheila Swartz MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hospitalist

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Corporate Center
999 N 92 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2012 - 2016 Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/2016 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hospitalist, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
08/2016 - Present Children's Wisconsin, 8915 W. Connell Court, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2016 - Present Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Pediatrics
2016
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Ultrasound Certification Program
ACCP
2016
None
Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support
05/2017
None
Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Course
2017
None
DEA
02/2020
02/2023
BLS
06/2020
06/2022
PALS
06/2020
06/2022
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin Medical License
61851
02/2014
10/2023
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2006 Magna Cum Laude, Rice University
2006 Phi Beta Kappa, Rice University
2006 Zevi and Bertha Salsburg Memorial Award, Rice University Chemistry Department
2006 Hypercube Scholar Award for Scholastic Excellence in Chemistry
2008 - 2012 Northwestern University Jerold Lein Merit Scholarship, Northwestern University
2016 - 2017 "High 5" Medical Student Teaching Award - 2016-2017, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - 2017 MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teacher , Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - 2018 Foundational Capstone Medical Student Teaching Pin
2017 - 2018 M3 Pediatric Clerkship Medical Student Teaching Pin
2018 - 2019 “High 5” Medical Student Teaching Award , Medical College of Wisconsin
2018 - 2019 Med-Peds Faculty Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 - 2020 “High 5” Resident Teaching Award
2019 Featured in MCW’s “Researcher’s Publication Series”, Medical College of Wisconsin
2019 Nomination for Educator of the Year in General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2008 - 2009 Member, Health Disparities Task Force
2009 - 2010 Co-President, Health Disparities Task Force
2012 - 2016 Member, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Continuity Clinic Committee
2014 - 2016 Member, Downtown Health Center Task Force
2016 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee & Program Evaluation Committee
2016 - Present Member, Medicine-Pediatric Intern Selection Committee
2018 - Present Member, Medicine-Pediatric Affinity Group
2018 - Present Member, Pediatric Intern Residency Advisor Program
2019 - Present Member, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Core Faculty Member
2019 - Present Member, National PHM POCUS Curriculum Work Group
2019 - Present Core Faculty Member, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
2020 - Present POCUS Curriculum Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Faculty
2020 - Present Mentor, Medicine-Pediatric Hospitalist Affinity Group
2020 - Present Rotation Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Internal Medicine Hospitalist
2020 - Present POCUS Rotation Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
2020 - Present Rotation Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Procedure Elective
2020 - Present Rotation Director, Pediatric Residency General Internal Medicine Elective
2021 - Present Member, Scholarship Oversight Committee

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
S. Swartz, Air Pollution in Mexico: A Public Health Concern, Feinberg School of Medicine Program in Public Health Field Experience Poster Session, Chicago, IL, 2009
S. Swartz, Analysis of Violence Committed by Concealed Carry Permit Holders, Feinberg School of Medicine Program in Public Health Cumulative Experience Paper Presentation Session, Chicago, IL, 2012
T. Schmidt, S. Swartz, P. Jha, A Case of Groove Pancreatitis, ACP Wisconsin Chapter Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2017
T. Schmidt, S. Koller, S. Swartz, Depakote-Induced Pancreatitis: A Case Review, ACP Wisconsin Chapter Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2017
A. McCurdy, B. Nguyen, S. Swartz, Calcific Uremic Arteriolopathy in a Patient with End Stage Renal Disease, 2019 ACP Wisconsin Scientific Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2019
BC. Nguyen, S. Swartz, Diffuse Maculopapular Rash in a Female with Bipolar Disorder, ACP Wisconsin Scientific Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2019
BC. Nguyen, S. Swartz, Muscle Weakness in a Middle Age Male, 2019 ACP Wisconsin Scientific Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 2019
 
National
J. Hadjiev, S. Swartz, E. Chou, J. Kolinski, K. Yan, K. Allen, Etiology and Rates of Infection in a Cohort of Febrile Neonates, 2018 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2018
S. Swartz, J. Hadjiev, E. Chou, J. Kolinski, K. Allen, K. Yan, P. Havens, What Factors Predict HSV PCR CSF Testing and Empiric Acyclovir Therapy in Febrile Neonates, 2018 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2018
S. Swartz, J. Hadjiev, E. Chou, J. Kolinski, K. Allen, K. Yan, P. Havens, What Factors Predict HSV PCR CSF Testing and Empiric Acyclovir Therapy in Febrile Neonates?, 2018 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, Orlando, FL, 2018
P. Soung, J. Kolinski, S. Swartz, S. Vepraskas, Evaluating Empiric Use of Ampicillin Coverage in Hospitalized Well Appearing Febrile Infants, 2018 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2018
S. Swartz, J. Kolinski, E. Chou, J. Hadjiev, C. Malone, K. Yan, P. Havens, Neonatal Urinary Tract Infection: Patterns in Evaluation and Treatment, 2019 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, National Harbor, MD, 2019
S. Swartz, J. Kolinski, E. Chou, J. Hadjiev, C. Malone, K. Yan, P. Havens, Neonatal Urinary Tract Infection: Patterns in Evaluation and Treatment, 2019 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2019
S Swartz (Workshop Lead Presenter), Tired of Missing the Tap? Using Ultrasound to Improve Lumbar Puncture Success, 2019 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2019
S. Swartz, J. Kolinski, E. Chou, J. Hadjiev, C. Malone, K. Yan, P. Havens, Neonatal Urinary Tract Infection: Patterns in Evaluation and Treatment, 2019 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting, Seattle, WA, 2019
S. Swartz (Workshop lead presenter), What’s That Fluff? Using Ultrasound to Diagnose Lung Pathology, 2020 Pediatric Hospital Medicine Meeting, Lake Buena Vista, FL [accepted, not presented due to COVID-related cancellation], 2020
S. Swartz, M. Mitchell, T. Zembles, F. Anibaba, K. Porada, S. Lo, P. Havens, Overview of Pediatric Procalcitonin Testing Patterns in a Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital, 2020 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, [accepted, not presented due to COVID-related cancellation], 2020
S. Swartz, L. Cotter, A. Nelson, M. Pickett, K. Porada, V. Heffner, Cellulitis in Young Infants: A Survey Study on Management Practices, 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Virtual, 2021
S. Swartz, M. Mitchell, T. Zembles, F. Anibaba, K. Porada, S. Lo, P. Havens, Overview of Pediatric Procalcitonin Testing Patterns in a Tertiary Care Children’s Hospital, 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Virtual, 2021
B. Lipanot, S. Swartz, H. Toth, Pediatrics General Internal Medicine Hospitalist Elective, 2021 Association of Pediatric Program Directors Meeting, Virtual, 2021
S. Swartz, Lead Presenter for the Pediatrics Research, Innovations, and QI Platform Presentation, Imaging Practices and Implications in Young Infants with Urinary Tract Infection, 2021 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, Virtual, 2021
S. Swartz, P. Thakrar, J. Kolinski, J. Hadjiev, E. Chou, J. Zhang, K. Yan, P. Havens, Imaging Practices and Implications in Young Infants with Urinary Tract Infection, 2021 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Virtual, 2021
S. Swartz, P. Thakrar, J. Kolinski, J. Hadjiev, E. Chou, J. Zhang, K. Yan, P. Havens, Imaging Practices and Implications in Young Infants with Urinary Tract Infection, 2021 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, Virtual, 2021
S. Swartz, L. Cotter, A. Nelson, M. Pickett, K. Porada, V. Heffner, Cellulitis in Young Infants: A Survey Study on Management Practices, 2021 Society of Hospital Medicine Meeting, Virtual, 2021
 
International
M. Schapira, S. Swartz, P. Ganschow, J. Neuner, K. Fletcher, Is Tailoring to Health Literacy or Numeracy Effective? Results of a Systematic Review., Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2015
J. Hadjiev, S. Swartz, E. Chou, J. Kolinski, K. Yan, K. Allen, Etiology and Rates of Infection in a Cohort of Febrile Neonates, 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2018
P. Soung, J. Kolinski, S. Swartz, S. Vepraskas, Evaluating Empiric Use of Ampicillin Coverage in Hospitalized Well Appearing Febrile Infants, 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2018
S. Swartz, J. Hadjiev, E. Chou, J. Kolinski, K. Allen, K. Yan, P. Havens, What Factors Predict HSV PCR CSF Testing and Empiric Acyclovir Therapy in Febrile Neonates?, 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2018
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2008 - 2009 Member, Health Disparities Task Force, Northwestern University
2009 - 2010 Co-President, Health Disparities Task Force, Northwestern University
 
Hospital
2012 - 2016 Member, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Continuity Clinic Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2014 - 2016 Member, Downtown Health Center Task Force, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Member, Clinical Competency Committee & Program Evaluation Committee, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2012 - 2014 Head-to-Toe Exam Instructor: Led an interactive teaching session with medical students to help them improve their skills in pediatric physical examination.
2013 - 2015 M2 Integrated Cardiovascular System Course Instructor: Led a small group discussion on the physiology, diagnosis, and treatment of adult hypertension.
2013 - 2016 American College of Physicians Clinical Skills Workshop: Led an interactive teaching session with medical students to help them improve their skills in basic physical examination.
2014 - 2016 Foundational Capstone Course Instructor: Led an interactive teaching session with medical students to help them improve their skills in presentation and developing differential diagnoses.
2014 - Present Bench-to-Bedside Instructor: Lead interactive teaching sessions with medical students covering basic physiology and examination skills relevant to a general medicine topic.
2014 - 2015 Medical College of Wisconsin Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured: Volunteer in a teaching clinic with medical students that provides basic healthcare to patients without insurance.
2017 - Present MCW Medicine Acting Academic Half Day Lecture Series: Give a monthly hour-long lecture for M4 students.
2018 - Present M2 Foundational Capstone Course: Facilitate discussions about clinical topics for M2 students
2019 - Present MCW Medical Student Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Pathways Mentor
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2016 - Present Pediatric Intern Morning Report Faculty Instructor
2016 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Procedure Elective Rotation Faculty Instructor
2016 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Noon Conference Faculty Instructor
2017 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Procedure Workshop: Give lectures and help with simulation labs for incoming medicine interns for basic procedures.
2017 - Present Serious Senior Surfing: Review PREP questions and give a short lecture for pediatric residents in preparation for board exams.
2017 - 2018 Point of Care Ultrasound Rounds: Teaching sessions using bedside ultrasound to evaluate pathophysiology in patients on the medicine ward resident teams.
2018 - Present Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Procedure Workshop: Give lectures and help with simulation labs for medicine-pediatric residents for basic procedures
2018 - Present Pediatric Intern Mentorship Program
2018 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop
2018 - 2020 Step-Up Mentorship Program
2019 - 2020 Clinical Human Anatomy Ultrasound Initiative: Taught M1 students ultrasound basics in conjunction with anatomy units
2019 - Present Pediatric Residency Noon Conference Faculty Lecturer
2019 - Present M2 Medical Humanities Course: Facilitate discussions about ethical topics for M2 students
2019 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Rotation Faculty Instructor
2019 - Present Internal Medicine Residency Academic Half Day Faculty Lecturer
2019 - Present Medicine-Pediatric Quality Improvement Project Mentor
2020 - Present Mentor for Pediatric Resident POCUS Quality Improvement Project
2020 - Present Mentor for MCW Medical Student Residency Applications (Medicine-Pediatrics)
2020 - Present M2 Illness Scripts Facilitator
2020 - Present Mentor for “Road to Residency” (SNMA/Latino Medical Student Association)
2021 - Present M3 Continuing Professional Development Clinical Advisor
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Medical Student Education
2009 - 2012 Northwestern University, Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (H-PREP)- Instructor -Ran anatomy, problem-based learning, and ethics sessions for low-income high school students.
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Faculty
02/2020 - Present Development of a POCUS curriculum for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellows
10/2020 - Present Development of a POCUS curriculum for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Faculty
07/2021 - Present Development of a POCUS curriculum for Pediatric Residents
 
Research Programs
06/2009 - 08/2009 Air Pollution in MX: A Public Health Concern, Alvaro Osornio, Primary Investigator, Mexico City, Mexico
01/2011 - 08/2011 Discrepancies in Pediatric Sepsis Criteria, Scott Weiss, Primary Investigator, Northwestern-Chicago, IL, Chart review
11/2011 - 05/2012 Analysis of Violence Committed by Concealed Carry Permit Holders.
01/2012 - 05/2012 Impact of Health Insurance on Health Care Disparities and Outcomes, Collaboration with Sonja Boone and Amber Ryan, AMA, Physician Health and Healthcare, Disparities-Chicago, IL
05/2014 - 06/2017 Systematic Review of Tailored Health Literacy Interventions, Collaboration with Kathlyn Fletcher and Marilyn Schapira, Medical College of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, WI,
06/2015 - 05/2019 HSV PCR CSF Testing and Empiric Acyclovir Therapy in Febrile Neonates
08/2016 - 12/2018 Project Revise Committee, Multi-center study and project focusing on improving the care of febrile neonates.
05/2017 - 12/2018 A Two-Year Retrospective Review of a Procedural Teaching Service.
01/2018 - 06/2020 Factors predicting the evaluation and management of neonatal urinary tract infections.
06/2018 - Present Analysis of the use of procalcitonin in hospitalized pediatric patients.
08/2019 - Present Assisted in developing a needs assessment of primary care physicians with regard to patient opportunities to indicate gender identity and preferred pronouns.
01/2020 - Present Survey study of the management of soft tissue infections in neonates.
01/2020 - Present A retrospective review of rates of procedures, complications, and resident satisfaction on the new procedural teaching service at Froedtert Hospital
05/2020 - Present Factors predicting the imaging evaluation of infants with urinary tract infections.
10/2020 - Present Acting as a mentor for a quality improvement project designed by the pediatric residents to introduce ultrasound guidance to procedural skills.
01/2021 - Present Retrospective study on the use of Decadron in croup.
 
 
 

WORK EXPERIENCE:
08/2006 - 08/2008 Gage Park High School (Teach for America) Position: High School Physics & Chemistry Teacher Employer: Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Publication of Paper: Weiss SL, Parker B, Bullock ME, Swartz S, Price C, Wainwright MS, Goodman DM. "Defining pediatric sepsis by different criteria: discrepancies in populations and implications for clinical practice." Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2012. Jul;13(4):e219-26.
2. Publication of Paper: Schapira MM, Swartz S, Ganschow PS, Jacobs EA, Neuner JM, Walker CM, Fletcher KE. "Tailoring Educational and Behavioral Interventions to Level of Health Literacy: A Systematic Review." MDM Policy & Practice. 2017. June 15; 2(1). https://doi.org/10.1177/2381468317714474.
3. Publication of Paper: Swartz S, Hadjiev J, Kolinski J, Chou E, Allen K, Yan K, Havens P. “Factors Associated with HSV PCR CSF Testing and Empiric Acyclovir Therapy in Young Febrile Infants.” Clinical Pediatrics. 2019. Oct;58(11-12):1194-2000. https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922819868687.
4. Publication of Paper: Kolinski J, Sundararajan S, Swartz S, Naik KV, Gupta N. “COVID-19 Experience in a Wisconsin Academic Medical Center.” Wisconsin Medical Journal. Published July 20, 2020. wmjonline.org.
5. Publication of Paper: Swartz S, Kolinski J, Hadjiev J, Chou E, Malone C, Zhan J, Yan K. “Urinary Tract Infections in Young Infants: Practice Patterns in Evaluation and Treatment.” Hospital Pediatrics. Aug 2020. hpeds.2020-0178. https://doi.org/10.1542/hpeds. 2020-0178.
6. Publication of Paper: Swartz S, Dummann K, Guell C, Lubinsky M, Kozeniecki M. Back pain associated with centrally administered parenteral nutrition. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2021;1–4. https://doi.org/10.1002/ncp.10664
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Reviewed Article: "Clinical Spectrum and Laboratory Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Virus Diseases" for ASCP Case Reports. 2019.
2. Reviewed Article: “Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in Infants Under 3 Months of Age: A Living Meta-Analysis” for The Journal of Pediatrics. 2020.
3. Reviewed Article: “A Cohort Study of Hospitalists’ Procedural Skills: Baseline Competence and Durability after Simulation-based Training” for BMJ Open. 2021.