Rachel Schwartz received her BA in Linguistics from UCLA followed by a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from McGill University. She completed postdoctoral fellowships in Delivery System Science (AcademyHealth, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute), and Health Services Research & Development (VA Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford Center for Heath Policy / Primary Care & Outcomes Research). She has experience leading research in pediatrics (Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital), neurology (Palo Alto Medical Foundation), emergency medicine (Stanford) and primary care (Stanford and Palo Alto VA).
Her research interests center around systems-level interventions for improving provider wellness and medical education initiatives that provide physicians with tools for navigating psychosocial aspects of the clinical encounter.
Service, Volunteer and Community Work
Families At The Border
Families At The Border is a group of medical professionals working to bring supplies and medical care to immigrants at the California border. More information here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/supplies-for-family-amp-children-at-the-border