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BusinessWeek (via HealthDay) interviews Charles E. Schwartz, M.D. about a new study that examines the variety of ways in which physicians address patient requests for antidepressants, including the most effective way for a physician to say "no." Dr. Schwartz recommends that when doctors disagree with their patients, they should make an effort to understand what led to the request in order to better communicate with and treat their patients. Dr. Schwartz is associate professor of clinical psychiatry & behavioral sciences, of clinical family & social medicine, and of clinical medicine. (Tuesday, February 23, 2010)

 

The New York Times quotes Charles Schwartz, M.D., Einstein students, and Montefiore Medical Center's Sean O'Mahoney, M.D., in a front-page article on end-of-life care. Dr. Schwartz, along with Sharon Parish, M.D., train students to "break bad news" to patients. Dr. O’Mahoney is the director of Palliative Care Services at Montefiore and of the Palliative Care Elective course offered by Einstein's Department of Family and Social Medicine. Dr. Schwartz is associate professor of clinical psychiatry & behavioral sciences, of clinical family & social medicine and of clinical medicine. Dr. Parish is associate professor of clinical medicine. (Thursday, August 20, 2009)

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