Mr. Schweikart is a Senior Research Associate at the American Medical Association (AMA) in Chicago. He works for the AMA's Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs (CEJA), the body charged with writing and updating the AMA Code of Medical Ethics. Mr. Schweikart provides research support for CEJA's work by contributing detailed research analysis, written policy reports, and analytical memoranda. He also reviews and provides analysis to the AMA's Litigation Center for any bioethical issues that arise in their amicus briefs. Mr. Schweikart is also the Legal Editor of the AMA Journal of Ethics, where he writes articles related to law and bioethics and edits legal-oriented journal submissions.
Before joining the AMA, Mr. Schweikart worked at Thomson Reuters (Westlaw) as an attorney editor and reference attorney. Mr. Schweikart has research interests in health law, health policy, and legal aspects of bioethics. He earned his Master of Bioethics (MBE) from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Mr. Schweikart discloses he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.