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William D. Schweickert, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
William D. Schweickert, MD
No patient ratings. Why not?
Why doesn't this doctor have a rating?

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional for one of the following reasons:

  1. He or she is not employed by Penn Medicine.
  2. He or she does not see patients.
  3. He or she sees patients but has not yet received the minimum 30 patient satisfaction reviews in the past 12 months, ensuring that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction.

Sees Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)

William D. Schweickert, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
No patient ratings. Why not?
Why doesn't this doctor have a rating?

There is no publicly available rating for this medical professional for one of the following reasons:

  1. He or she is not employed by Penn Medicine.
  2. He or she does not see patients.
  3. He or she sees patients but has not yet received the minimum 30 patient satisfaction reviews in the past 12 months, ensuring that the rating is statistically reliable and a true reflection of patient satisfaction.

Sees Adults (18-65), Geriatrics (65+)

  • Director, Medical Critical Care Operations, University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Patient Safety Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical Director, Donner Medical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Vice Chair for Operation and Quality, Department of Medicine
  • Chair, Capacity Management and Optimization Council, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
  • Dr. Schweickert is a Penn Medicine physician.

Meet Dr. Schweickert

William Schweickert, MD, is the Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Quality for the Department of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He practices as a pulmonary and critical care physician, serves as a Patient Safety Officer for HUP, the Director of Operations for Medical Critical Care for UPHS and Co-Chair of the Penn Sepsis Alliance for UPHS.  His work focuses on building healthcare delivery systems that focus on quality, safety and hospital efficiency.  His research and quality improvement efforts particularly explore sepsis, patient mobility, informed consent, and, most recently, COVID-19.  He relishes his collaborative work with Hospital and Departmental leaders in the management of clinical operations during expanding inpatient and outpatient services, development of novel patient-clinician interfaces, and coordination of expansive pandemic needs.  He focuses on methods to keep patients and staff safe while improving the outcomes of all patients.

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