Dr. BobbieJean Sweitzer is dual trained and boarded in anesthesiology and internal medicine. She is Systems Director, Preoperative Medicine, Inova Health, Falls Church, Virginia, and Professor of Medical Education, University of Virginia.
Dr. Sweitzer is an author and the editor of Preoperative Assessment and Management (currently 3rd edition). She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts and over 30 book chapters. She lectures nationally and internationally on preoperative medicine and ambulatory surgery topics. She is the Executive Editor of A&A Practice, and on the editorial boards of Anesthesiology and Anesthesia and Analgesia.
She hosts a monthly podcast for Anesthesiology, the premier journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Sweitzer is immediate past President of the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA). She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Anesthesiologists and SAMBA.
She is an elected member of the Association of University Anesthesiologists, and a founding member of the Governing Board and past President of the Society of Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement. She is a founding member of the Society for Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine.