Aaron Schwartz, MD PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the Department of Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine. His research focuses on understanding and improving health care efficiency and quality. Recent projects have examined the use of low-value care in Medicare, the incentive properties of hospital performance measures, and the role of private and public insurer coverage rules. Dr. Schwartz pursued combined MD-PhD training at Harvard, where he obtained a PhD in Health Policy (Economics) in 2015 and MD in 2017. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine (Primary Care Track) at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2020.
Aaron Schwartz, MD, PhD
- Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
Aaron Schwartz Wins 2022 SGIM Award
Penn LDI Senior Fellow Honored for Scientific Presentation
Coverage Denials in Medicare Advantage: What’s Not Medically Necessary?
New Analysis in Health Affairs
In The Media The Atlantic
Not Even a Pandemic Could Settle One of Medicine’s Greatest Controversies
Applying Private Plan Rules for Prior Authorization to Traditional Medicare
One in Four Dollars Spent on Medical Services Would be Reviewed
In The Media New England Journal of Medicine
Lactates and Local Knowledge — A Parable of Teamwork