Deborah M. Swiderski, M.D.
Dr. Deborah Swiderski co-leads the psychosocial curriculum for residents in the Social Medicine Program (with Mr. Larry Dyche). She is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Swiderski has been a clinician-educator for over twenty-five years with a teaching and research focus on patient-physician communication, bioethics and the professional development of physicians. Her other areas of interest include spirituality in medicine and the role of women in medicine. Most recently, she has become actively involved in teaching and curriculum development at Einstein, and is a lead investigator on a project to standardize the process of Bioethics consultation.
Dr. Swiderski is a member of the Ethics Committee for the Montefiore Medical Center, and an active member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, The American Academy of Communication in Health Care, and American Society of Bioethics and Humanities. In addition to leading the psychosocial curriculum for SM residents, she precepts PC/SM residents and sees patients in her continuity practice at CHCC.
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