YONKERS, N.Y. -- Dr. Jonathan A. Swartz, of Yonkers, has been appointed chief medical officer of the William F. Ryan Community Health Network, also known as the Ryan Network.
The network is a family of not-for-profit, federally qualified health centers that deliver medical care to diverse and underserved communities in New York City.
Swartz most recently served as regional medical director of Montefiore Medical Group and has been affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center since 2000.
The Yonkers resident has been an assistant professor in the department of family medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx since 1989. He graduated from the University of Connecticut Health Center Medical School and earned an MBA in the physician executive MBA program at the University of Tennessee.
Since 2000 he has served on Montefiore Medical Center’s Montefiore Quality Council, the board of directors of Montefiore IPA and the Group’s Peer Review Committee. Swartz’s expertise has been taught through workshops and presentations on topics including childhood lead poisoning, diabetes health care management, treatment of HIV-infected patients, and evaluation and management of behavioral health patients.
“Our new chief medical officer, Dr. Jonathan Swartz, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge working with patient populations that mirror those of the Ryan Network. He will enhance our network’s ability to continue delivering high-quality, affordable medical services that demonstrate 'health care is a right, not a privilege' – Ryan’s mission since its birth in1967”, said Brian McIndoe, president and CEO of the Ryan Network.
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