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Robert A. Swendiman, M.D., M.P.P.
General Surgery Resident

 
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Office:
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 215-662-6156
Fax: 215-662-7983

Contact Information (internal use only)

Robert.Swendiman@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Robert is currently a first year categorical general surgery resident. He is interested in pediatric surgery.

 
Appointments
2014 - present

Assistant Instructor in Surgery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2012 – 2014 MPP - Harvard Kennedy School of Government
 
2009 – 2014 MD - University of North Carolina School of Medicine
 
2004 – 2008 BA - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
 
 


 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Original Papers
  1. Weber AL, Swendiman RA. Talk to me. Med Teach. In Press.
  2. Swendiman RA. We the living. J Am Geriatr Soc. In Press.
  3. Swendiman RA. Deep listening. Acad Med. 2014;89(6):950. PMID: 24865836.
  4. Swendiman RA. See what you cannot see. Acad Med. 2014;89(4):631. PMID: 24667477.
  5. Swendiman RA. Drowning. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(3):203. PMID: 24493371.
  6. Swendiman RA. Students need exposure to joys of rural surgery. Bull Am Coll Surg 2014;99(1):46-7. PMID: 24552031.
  7. Swendiman RA, Latessa RA. Medicine and the arts. Between a rock and a hard place: [excerpt] by Robert A. Swendiman. Commentary. Acad Med 2013;88(6):778-9. PMID: 23708601.
  8. Salomé C, Salomé-Grosjean E, Park KD, Morieux P, Swendiman R, DeMarco E, Stables JP, Kohn H. Synthesis and anticonvulsant activities of (R)-N-(4'-substituted)benzyl 2-acetamido-3-methoxypropionamides. J Med Chem 2010;53(3):1288-305. PMID: 20041718.
 
Awards
2014 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
 
2006 – 2008 Co-Captain, UNC Chapel Hill Varsity Men’s Swimming and Diving Team
 
 
 


 
 
 

Dr. Robert Swendiman

 
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