Education and Training

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care (CPNP-AC)
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Pediatric Acute/Chronic Nurse Practitioner - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services




Thibault, C., Collier, H., Naim, M., Heichel, J., Schwartz, E., Zuppa, A. (2019). Patterns of Medication Exposure in Children on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Step in Prioritizing Future Pharmacologic Studies. Critical Care Explorations. September 16, 2019, Volume Latest Articles – Issue – p. doi: 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000045.

Posters and Presentations


Heichel, J. & Schwartz, E. (2019, October). The Challenges of Managing a Patient with Borderline Left Heart Structures: A Case Review. Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association Annual Conference. Washington, DC.


Schwartz, E., DeWitt, A.G., Pinto, E., Dori, Y., Naim, M.Y. (2018, December). Thoracic Duct Embolization for Chylous Effusions Following Orthotopic Heart Transplant.  Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Conference, Miami, FL.


Schwartz, E., Senatore, A., Markus-Rodden, M., Madden, M. (2017, July) Improving Nursing Presence on Rounds Through the Implementation of a Rounding Script. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Moderated Poster Session, Philadelphia, PA.

Invited Lectures


Schwartz E. Pre-operative, Surgical, and Post-operative Considerations for Tetralogy of Fallot. CHOP Cardiac ICU Nursing Education Series. June 3, 2019.

Schwartz E. A Case Report of Neonatal Marfan Syndrome. CHOP Cardiology Weekly Conference, August 24, 2019.

Awards and Honors

2013, Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Northeast Pediatric Cardiology Nurses Association
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society