Dr. BobbieJean Sweitzer is dual trained and boarded in anesthesiology and internal medicine. She is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Associate Chair for Perioperative Clinical Practice at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Sweitzer is an author and the editor of Preoperative Assessment and Management (currently 3 rd edition). She has authored over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and abstracts and over 30 book chapters. She lectures internationally on preoperative medicine and ambulatory surgery topics. She hosts a monthly podcast for Anesthesiology.
Dr. Sweitzer is President elect of the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA), on the board of directors of SAMBA and a co-director of the annual meeting. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, an elected member of the Association of University Anesthesiologists, a founding member of the Governing Board and past President of the Society of Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement. She is a member of the Society for Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine. She is the Executive Editor of A&A Practice, and on the editorial board of Anesthesiology and Anesthesia and Analgesia