Melanie D. Swift, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Internist
  2. Occupational Medicine Specialist

Melanie Swift, M.D., M.P.H. is an occupational medicine physician and internist, with a special interest in the health and well-being of healthcare personnel. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Workplace health and wellness
  • Medical center occupational health
  • Latent tuberculosis infection
  • Exposures to infectious diseases
  • Immunizations
  • Occupational safety and fitness for duty
  • Commercial driver evaluations
  • Management of healthcare personnel with infectious diseases
  • Management of occupational exposures

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Swift is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents, fellows, and medical students. She is active in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and is a national expert on Medical Center Occupational Health. She helps develop national guidelines for the management of healthcare workers and publishes in medical journals.

  • Occupational Health
  • Immunizations
  • Infectious Disease Exposures
  • Latent Tuberculosis Infection
  • Medical Center Occupational Health
  • Work Injury Care and Return To Work
  1. 2019
    MPH - Executive Public Health PracticeUniversity of Minnesota School of Public Health
  2. 1995
    Residency - Internal MedicineRoger Williams Hospital, Brown University
  3. 1992
    MDUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine
  4. 1987
    BA - Biology and PsychologyRhodes College

Certificaciones

  1. 2021
    Occupational MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 1995
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2019
    Recognition for Excellence in Clinical TeachingMayo Clinic
  2. 2019
    President's AwardAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  3. 2014
    5-Star Excellence Award for Patient SatisfactionVanderbilt University Medical Center
  4. 2013
    Outstanding Faculty AwardOccupational Medicine Residency Program, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Meharry Medical College; Department of Family and Community Medicine; Occupational Medicine Residency Program
  5. 2013
    Patriotic Employer AwardOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. 2013
    5-Star Excellence Award for Patient SatisfactionVanderbilt University Medical Center
  7. 2011
    Outstanding Journal ContributionAssociation of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare
  8. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  9. 2001
    F. Tremaine Billings Faculty Teaching AwardDivision of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Department of Medicine; Division of General Internal Medicine
  10. 2000
    Best Clinical VignetteNational Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting
  11. 1992
    Outstanding Clinical Clerk in PsychiatryUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine
  12. 1987
    Gooch Merit Scholarship - full tuitionUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine
  13. 1987
    Phi Beta KappaRhodes College
  14. 1983
    Morse Merit Scholarship – full tuitionRhodes College
  15. 1983
    National Merit ScholarshipRhodes College

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2021 - present
    LeadAsk Mayo Expert Occupational Medicine Knowledge Content Board
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberImmunization Sub-committee, Infection Control Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  3. 2020 - present
    Co-ChairCOVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Distribution Workgroup
  4. 2020 - present
    Advisory Panel MemberMinnesota Department of Health, COVID Vaccine Allocation Advisory Board
  5. 2020 - present
    Executive Committee MemberSafety Management and Resource Taskforce (SMaRT)
  6. 2020 - present
    Task Force MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, COVID-19 Task Force
  7. 2020 - present
    Council MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Council on Government Affairs
  8. 2019 - present
    Subject Matter ExpertHazardous Chemical Management Committee, Department of Facilities & Support Services
  9. 2019 - present
    Associate Medical DirectorOccupational Health Services, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2019 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Clinic Physician Health Center
  11. 2018 - present
    Subject Matter ExpertEnterprise Institutional Biosafety Committee
  12. 2018 - present
    Committee MemberCommittee on Research and Educational Institution Occupational Health, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Committee on Research and Educational Institution Occupational Health
  13. 2017 - present
    Medical DirectorMayo Medical School; Preparation for Clinical and Away Rotations (PCAR) Bootcamp
  14. 2017 - present
    Faculty MentorBounce Day Disaster Preparedness
  15. 2017 - 2020
    Task Force MemberKnowledge Content Board - Occupational Medicine, AskMayoExpert; Knowledge Content Board - Occupational Medicine
  16. 2017 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society
  18. 2017 - present
    MemberCentral States Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association
  19. 2017 - present
    Advisory PanelistThe Joint Commission; Hospital Respiratory Protection Programs Technical Advisory Panel
  20. 2016 - 2017
    Working Group MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; American Occupational Health Conference; National Planning Committee
  21. 2016 - 2017
    Voting MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Institutional Biosafety Committee
  22. 2016 - 2017
    Voting MemberInstitutional Biosafety Committee, Vanderbilt University; Institutional Biosafety Committee
  23. 2016 - 2017
    MemberReturn to Work Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Return to Work Committee
  24. 2016 - 2017
    MemberReturn to Work Committee, Vanderbilt University; Return to Work Committee
  25. 2016 - 2017
    Working Group MemberWriting group on Occupational Health Services in Medical Centers, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Writing group on Occupational Health Services in Medical Centers
  26. 2016 - present
    Immediate Past ChairMedical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  27. 2014 - 2017
    MemberVanderbilt University Medical Center; Influenza Immunization Exemption Committee
  28. 2014 - 2016
    MemberVanderbilt University Medical Center; Ebola Task Force
  29. 2013 - 2016
    ChairMedical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  30. 2013
    Working Group MemberTask Force on Pertussis Vaccination of Healthcare Workers, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Task Force on Pertussis Vaccination of Healthcare Workers
  31. 2012 - 2017
    MemberVanderbilt University Medical Center; Infection Control Executive Committee
  32. 2012 - 2013
    Working Group MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Task Force on Tuberculosis and Healthcare Workers
  33. 2010 - 2011
    Working Group MemberU.S. Department of Health and Human Services; National Vaccine Advisory Committee; Health Care Personnel Influenza Vaccination Working Group
  34. 2009
    Working Group MemberWriting group on Occupational Health Services in Medical Centers, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Writing group on Occupational Health Services in Medical Centers
  35. 2008 - 2013
    Vice ChairMedical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  36. 2008 - 2009
    Past PresidentTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  37. 2008
    ChairWriting Group on Protecting Healthcare Workers from Influenza, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Writing Group on Protecting Healthcare Workers from Influenza
  38. 2007 - 2008
    PresidentTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  39. 2006 - 2007
    Vice PresidentTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  40. 2006 - present
    Executive Board MemberMedical Center Occupational Health Section, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  41. 2005 - 2016
    DelegateHouse of Delegates, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  42. 2005 - 2006
    Secretary/TreasurerTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  43. 2002 - 2005
    Board of DirectorsTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  44. 2002 - present
    MemberAssociation of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare
  45. 2001 - 2017
    MemberVanderbilt University and Medical Center; Animal User Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  46. 2001 - 2016
    Voting MemberVanderbilt University and Medical Center; Institutional Biosafety Committee
  47. 2001 - 2012
    MemberVanderbilt University Medical Center; Infection Control Committee
  48. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  49. 2001 - 2017
    MemberTennessee College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  50. 1999 - 2000
    Advisory Board MemberVanderbilt University Medical Center; Primary Care Continuing Medical Education Program
  51. 1999
    MemberClinical Curriculum Advisory Board, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Clinical Curriculum Advisory Board
  52. 1999
    MemberLCME Institutional Self-Study Subcommittee on Medical Students, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; LCME Institutional Self-Study Subcommittee on Medical Students
  53. 1998
    MemberCurriculum Retreat, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Curriculum Retreat
  54. 1996
    MemberScreening Advisory Board, Vanderbilt Medical Group; Screening Advisory Board
  55. 1996
    MemberWomen’s Health Committee, Vanderbilt Medical Group; Women’s Health Committee
  56. 1995 - 2017
    MemberSafety Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Safety Committee
  57. 1995 - 2017
    MemberBiologicals in Human Subjects, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Biologicals in Human Subjects
  58. 1995 - 2017
    ChairExpert Panel Review Committee for Infected Healthcare Workers, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Expert Panel Review Committee for Infected Healthcare Workers
  59. 1995 - 2017
    MemberErgonomics Committee, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Ergonomics Committee
  60. 1995 - 2016
    ChairReturn to Work Committee, Vanderbilt University and Medical Center; Return to Work Committee
  61. 1989 - 1990
    Board of Trustees, Board MemberAmerican Medical Student Association
  62. 1989 - 1990
    Chair - Membership CommitteeAmerican Medical Student Association
  63. 1988 - 1989
    Chapter PresidentAmerican Medical Student Association

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