Jason Schneider, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Office: GMH/FOB 427

Phone: 404-778-1642

Fax: 404-778-1602

Email: jsschne@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Jason Schneider is an Associate Professor at Emory University’s School of Medicine. He works in the Division of General Medicine based at Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta, a large public-hospital serving a mostly indigent urban population. He serves as the associate medical director of the Primary Care Center, precepting residents in their continuity clinic and caring for his own panel of patients. Dr. Schneider joined the Emory faculty after completing the Primary Care Internal Medicine residency at Emory. He received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine in Manhattan. His clinical and academic interests include sexual health and sexuality, the interaction of psychiatry and general medicine, and primary care for LGBT patients.

Dr. Schneider has served on the Board of Directors of the Gay & Lesbian Medical Association for over five years. His current positions include chair of the Policy & Advocacy Committee and president-elect. He was recently appointed by the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association to serve a two-year term on the new Advisory Committee on GLBT Concerns. In June 2005 he was elected Vice Chair of the committee.

Dr. Schneider is interested in studying the impact of an integrated undergraduate medical curriculum on the attitudes of medical students towards human sexuality.

Dr. Schneider is interested in the intersection between psychiatry and general medicine and primary care for gay and lesbian patients. Along with his teaching responsibilities he maintains an active faculty practice one-half day per week in the Grady Memorial Hospital Primary Care Center.

Dr. Schneider precepts residents in internal medicine in their continuity clinic and attends on the general medicine wards. He interacts with medical students on the general medicine wards, in the Problem-Based Learning course, and M1/M2 Clinical Methods.

Dr. Schneider has advised several 4th year medical students through the residency application process. Outside of the medical school he serves on several national committees including the Health Disparities Subcommittee, Advisory Committee to the Director of the CDC and the Advisory Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues for the American Medical Association. Dr. Schneider will begin his term as president of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association in 2007.

Publications

Schneider, J.S. and Levin, S. Uneasy partners: The LGB health care community & the AMA. <i>JAMA</i>. 1999; 282: 1287-1288