Editor Profile

Thomas L. Schwenk, MD

Deputy Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine Board

Dr. Schwenk is board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine. His practice and research focus on mental illness, sports medicine, and a full spectrum of family medicine care. He has published more than 140 papers, book chapters, and books. Dr. Schwenk is active in teaching medical students and residents, as well as acting as a consultant to universities and health care systems. He is a former member and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Practice, and he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies in 2002. Dr. Schwenk has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch General Medicine since 1994 and has served as Deputy Editor since 2010.


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