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E. Robert Schwartz, M.D.

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Dr. Schwartz is a board-certified family physician and fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice. He completed his family practice training and academic fellowship at the Department of Family Medicine at University Hospital of the State University of New York at Stony Brook, on Long Island, New York, where he later served as Director of the Family Practice Residency Program. In 1992, he assumed leadership of the Department of Family Medicine as Chair. In 1996, he was elected by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine to participate in the Health and Human Services Primary Care Policy Fellowship in Washington, D.C. In 1998, Dr. Schwartz was recruited by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, home of the first ever family practice residency training program, as the second Chair of the family practice department, both of which were established in the late 1960s. Dr. Schwartz received the Health Care Heroes Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce for his leadership in establishing the Jefferson Reaves Sr. Health Center in one of the poorest communities in Miami – Overtown.

Lectures and Private Consultations for the 2018 Cruise

Lecture: Do You Trust Your Doctor? Approaching Your Visit in a New Way
Clear and open communication is the foundation of a great doctor-patient relationship. Unfortunately, many of us have a difficult time finding the right doctor and developing an open line of communication. With face-to- face time with a physician growing increasingly shorter, how can patients make the most out of their office visit and ensure they’re asking the right questions and getting the information they need to maintain or improve their health? In this lecture, E. Robert Schwartz, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, will discuss effective strategies for finding the best physician for you and learning how to build a solid relationship for a lifetime of excellent care.

Consultation: Setting a New Course for Health – $175/person, 30 min.
Navigating the health care system can be extremely frustrating, especially if you’re concerned about your health and worried that you may have a medical issue. Dr. E. Robert Schwartz, MD, Professor and Chair of Family Medicine & Community Health at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine, will be available to help address your concerns directly and develop an action plan for reclaiming your health. In this 30 minute consultation, Dr. Schwartz will offer specific insights into optimal treatment for your medical issues and provide you with new tools and strategies for improving your overall health and wellbeing.

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