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Stephen H. Schultz, M.D.

Family Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 279-4800

Administrative: (585) 279-4800

Office: (585) 279-4740

Fax: (585) 279-4741

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Biography

Steve Schultz, MD, became Program Director in May 2002, having joined the faculty on a part time basis in 1999. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and completed his MD in the Brown-Dartmouth program in 1992. Upon completing the Rochester residency program, he served a 4th year as a chief resident. As a resident, Steve served on the AAFP Commission on Education, as well as two years as the resident representative to the Association of Family Medicine Program Directors (AFMRD).

His first job as a family physician was at Woodward Health Center, a federally funded community health center, where he practiced for five years and participated in the National Health Service Corps loan repayment program. He continued his involvement with AAFP, serving on the NYSAFP Commission on Leadership and then on the Board of Directors for two years as their New Physician representative. Steve enjoys writing, and has won the University of Rochester's Human Values in Health Care Award for best creative work in 2001, 2007 and 2010. In 2010, he was also honored by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians as Family Medicine Educator of the Year. Steve served 4 years on the AFMRD Board of Directors. He has presented numerous times at the Program Directors Workshop, the annual meeting of FM program directors. He was awarded the Gold level of the Program Director Recognition Award in 2015.

Steve enjoys considering how family medicine can improve health systems where family medicine does not exist, and how it has to adapt to best meet the needs of a health care system. He has done family medicine consultations in Russia, Japan, Iran and Angola. He started both the Global Health Track and the Political Advocacy and Leadership Track in the residency, and runs an Explorers Post for high school students interested in health careers.

Steve lives in Rochester's 19th ward with wife, Maeve Cullinane, in the same house they bouhgt when Steve was an intern. They have three children, Ben, Aaron (Sarah), and Abby. They are both members in the Rochester Friends (Quaker) Meeting; as part of the outreach of the Meeting, Steve has attended a worship group in Attica Prison since 1996. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering and puttering, spending time at their cabin in the Adirondacks, hiking and writing.

Research

Steve Schultz, MD, became Program Director in May 2002, having joined the faculty on a part time basis in 1999. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and completed his MD in the Brown-Dartmouth program in 1992. Upon completing the Rochester residency program, he served a 4th year as a chief resident. As a resident, Steve served on the AAFP Commission on Education, as well as two years as the resident representative to the Association of Family Medicine Program Directors (AFMRD).

His first job as a family physician was at Woodward Health Center, a federally funded community health center, where he practiced for five years and participated in the National Health Service Corps loan repayment program. He continued his involvement with AAFP, serving on the NYSAFP Commission on Leadership and then on the Board of Directors for two years as their New Physician representative. Steve enjoys writing, and has won the University of Rochester's Human Values in Health Care Award for best creative work in 2001, 2007 and 2010. In 2010, he was also honored by the New York State Academy of Family Physicians as Family Medicine Educator of the Year. Steve served 4 years on the AFMRD Board of Directors. He has presented numerous times at the Program Directors Workshop, the annual meeting of FM program directors. He was awarded the Gold level of the Program Director Recognition Award in 2015.

Steve enjoys considering how family medicine can improve health systems where family medicine does not exist, and how it has to adapt to best meet the needs of a health care system. He has done family medicine consultations in Russia, Japan, Iran and Angola. He started both the Global Health Track and the Political Advocacy and Leadership Track in the residency, and runs an Explorers Post for high school students interested in health careers.

Steve lives in Rochester's 19th ward with wife, Maeve Cullinane, in the same house they bouhgt when Steve was an intern. They have three children, Ben, Aaron (Sarah), and Abby. They are both members in the Rochester Friends (Quaker) Meeting; as part of the outreach of the Meeting, Steve has attended a worship group in Attica Prison since 1996. In his spare time he enjoys tinkering and puttering, spending time at their cabin in the Adirondacks, hiking and writing.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine

Education

1988
BS | Univ of New Hampshire
Nutrition

1992
MD | Dartmouth Medical School
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1993 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

07/01/1992 - 06/30/1993
Internship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

Awards

2015
AFMRD Program Directors Recognition Award, Gold Level
Sponsor: Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors

2010
Creative Excellence Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Human Values in Health Care

2010
AFMRD Program Directors Recognition Award, Silver Level
Sponsor: Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors

2010
Family Medicine Educator of the Year Award
Sponsor: New York State Academy of Family Physicians

2009
Creative Writing Award
Sponsor: Board of Trustees, Family Medicine Education Consortium, Inc.
Location: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Northeast Region Meeting

2008
Provider of the Year Award
Sponsor: Highland Family Medicine Center

2007
AFMRD Program Directors Recognition Award, Bronze Level
Sponsor: Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors

2007
University of Rochester Human Values in Health Care Award for Best Creative Work
Sponsor: University of Rochester

2003
NYSAFP President's Award
Sponsor: New York State Academy of Family Physicians

2003
STFM New Faculty Scholar Award
Sponsor: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

2001
University of Rochester Human Values in Health Care Award for Best Creative Work
Sponsor: University of Rochester

1998
AAFP Foundation / Parke-Davis Teacher Development Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation/Parke Davis

1995
STFM Resident as Teacher Award
Sponsor: Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

1993
IHMEC Project Presentation Award
Sponsor: International Health Medical Education Consortium

1990
AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) Leadership Award
Sponsor: American Academy of Family Physicians FMIG

1989
Dartmouth Medical School Dept. of Family & Community Medicine Research Grant, Summer
Sponsor: Dartmouth Medical School

1987
Ben Bronstein Endowed Pre-Med Scholarship, University of New Hampshire
Sponsor: University of New Hampshire

1987
National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates Grant, Summer
Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences

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Publications

Journal Articles

2010
Fogarty CT, Schultz SH. "Team Huddles: The Role of the Primary Care Educator". The Clinical Teacher. 2010; 7: 157-160.

2008
Schultz, SH. "From Photographs". Families, Systems & Health. 2008; 26(3): 336-340.

2007
Schultz, SH; North,S.; Shields, C. "Schizophrenia". American Family Physician. 2007; 75: 1821-29.

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