William Schwab, MD, PhD
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Medical Director, House Calls, UH Cleveland Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine, CWRU School of Medicine
UH Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Medicine-Geriatrics
11100 Euclid Ave
Medical House Calls Program
3619 Park East Dr
UH Foley ElderHealth Center, Ste 211
Dementia, Medical Ethics, Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, Evidence Based Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Pain in the Elderly, System Based Care of the Frail and Chronically Ill, Geriatric Medicine, Multidisciplinary Care, End of Life Care
American Board of Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Education & Training
1978, Vassar College
Medical / Professional School(s):
1990, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis
1994, Internal Medicine - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
1999, Geriatric Medicine - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
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As of December 31, 2016, William Schwab, MD, PhD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.