James C. Salwitz, MD earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his Oncology Fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, NIH and joined Central Jersey Oncology Center in 1987, where he continues in the private practice of Medical Oncology. Dr. Salwitz is a Clinical Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he teaches Physical Diagnosis, The Business of Medicine, Preventing Malpractice and Death & Dying.
Dr. Salwitz lectures frequently in the community on topics related to Oncology, Coping with Cancer, as well as Hospice and Palliative Care. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Physicians Leadership Award in Palliative Care, which he received from the New Jersey Palliative Care Organization. Dr. Salwitz is a past County President of the American Cancer Society. He is certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Salwitz is very appreciative for the support and guidance of several wonderful individuals, without whom these blogs would not be possible. Gregory J. Salwitz, The Webmaster himself, for the design, maintenance and editing of this site. He has put in hundreds of selfless hours on this project. Kimberly A. Salwitz, MD , for her editing and continuous flood of outstanding subject ideas. Young doctors do see the world in a different way. And Lori Lauterbach for her editing and patience with the random ramblings of the author. Patience is a real virtue.