Richard Schwartz

Department Chair

Richard Schwartz

Department Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Emergency Medicine and Hospitalist Services

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-4910
  • AF AF 2028

Education

  • MD, Medicine Wayne State University, 1989

  • BS, Nutrition Sci Michigan State University, 1985

Certifications

  • EMS Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2015

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1997

  • ACL AHA, 2016

  • BLS AHA, 2016

  • ABEM American Brd of Emergency Med, 2007

  • PHY GA Composite State Medical Brd, 1996

Awards & Honors

  • Implementation of Tele-EM Services in Rural Georgia Award US Department of Agriculture, 2018

  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Institutional Service Augusta University, 2017

  • Teaching Excellence Program Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Military Award Decorations Unitted States Army, 1998

  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Georgia, 1997

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6594

    ECM 2-Foundations
  • EMED 5001

    Emergency Medicine Clkship
  • EMED 5085

    Freshmen Emergency Medicine
  • EMED 5086

    Introd to Wilderness Medi

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • EMS Physician Presence Decreases Scene Times for Trauma Calls: A Pilot Study, 2016
    Abstract
  • Integration of Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Into the National Tactical Emergency Medical Support Competency Domains., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Progress of Tactical Emergency Medical Support in Japan, 2016
    Other
  • Progress Of Tactical Emergency Medical Support In Japan., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Testing of Junctional Tourniquets by Military Medics to Control Simulated Groin Hemorrhage, 2015
    Other

Department Service

  • ED Quality Unit Council, Medical College of Georgia 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EM Research Committee, Medical College of Georgia 2003 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EM Academic Executive Committee, Medical College of Georgia 2002 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EM Leadership Committee, Medical College of Georgia 1998 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EM Quality Assurance Committee, Medical College of Georgia 1998 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Trauma Research Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Clinical Academic Leaders, Medical College of Georgia 2004 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Medical Education Committee, Medical College of Georgia 1998 - 2004

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • External Advisory Committee for the Comprehensive Injury Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Infections Committee Meeting, Medical College of Georgia 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MCG Executive Committee, Medical College of Georgia 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Meaningful Use Task Force, Medical College of Georgia 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member