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Deborah Schwartz MD
Primary Care Physician

Specialties: Primary Care and Family Medicine

Position: Full Time Practice, Family Medicine Physician, NMCC, Albuquerque NM (2019 - Present)

Practice Locations:  Albuquerque, Gallup

Joined NMOHC:  2020

Bachelor of Science: Major in Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (1988-1992)

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles (2009-2015)

Post Baccalaureate Education: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (2004-2007)

Chief Resident: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Department of Family Medicine (2018), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Department of Family Medicine (2018)

Other work:  Biology Teacher, Pharma Sales Associate,

Residency: Internal Medicine

Licensure: New Mexico State Medical License (2019—present), Oklahoma State Medical License (2016—present),

Certification: ACLS, BLS, PALS, ALSO, NRP (2016—present)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine

Academic Awards: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2005)

Professional Awards / Recognitions:  Regional Sales Representative of the Year Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Ring Award Aventis Pharmaceuticals

Research Experience: 

Author: “In a residency training program, are there interventions that can help increase continuity of care?” University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine

Author “In a residency training program, are there interventions to help decrease resident burnout and improve resident satisfaction?” University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine Research Student

Research Student: Department of Cell Biology, UNM School of Medicine Cancer Center

Professional Organizations: Member American Academy of Family Physicians; Director Board of Directors, Cancer Services of New Mexico Program Coordinator; Family Cancer Resource Bag Program, Cancer Services of New Mexico

Teaching / Leadership: Rock Climbing Mentor Albuquerque, New Mexico; Certified Field Sales Trainer Aventis Pharmaceuticals, New Mexico; Territory Group Leader University of New Mexico Department of Biology, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Community Service / Additional Activities: Physician Member OU Family Medicine Patient Family Advisory Council Volunteer; The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training, Albuquerque, NM Member, Volunteer; The Junior League of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM; Extended Travel Africa, Middle East

Languages: Spanish: Introductory knowledge Kiswahili: Basic knowledge

Hobbies / Interests: Rock climbing, mountain biking, road biking, travel

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