Gordon F. Schwartz, MD, MBA, FACS, director of the Jefferson Breast Care Center, will represent the American Society of Breast Disease on the board of the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
The NAPBC is a consortium of national, professional organizations dedicated to the improvement of the quality of care and the monitoring of outcomes for patients with diseases of the breast.
Dr. Schwartz attended his first meeting as a member of the board in San Francisco the week of October 24 during the 2011 Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Schwartz is an internationally renowned expert in breast diseases and a professor of surgery and medical oncology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. His practice has been dedicated to treating breast diseases, both benign and malignant, for more than 30 years.
In 2009, Dr. Schwartz became director of the Jefferson Breast Care Center—one of the first Academic Medical Institutions receiving full accreditation by NAPBC.