Vice President, Coordinated Care Transitions
David Schreck, MD, MS, FACP, FACEP, FHM, is Vice President of Atlantic Health System, with responsibility for care transitions across the medical care enterprise including emergency medicine, hospital medicine, urgent care, and post-acute care. Dr. Schreck is also engaged with the Atlantic Health System Clinical Business Intelligence and Standardization teams with responsibilities for development and implementation of advanced data analytic.
Dr. Schreck is past Chairman of Emergency Medicine and Hospital Medicine at the Summit Medical Group in Berkeley Heights, NJ. Dr. Schreck is also Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. He has also held positions as past Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, and Adjunct Professor of Chemical Biology and Physiology at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
Prior to joining the Summit Medical Group, Dr. Schreck held the positions of Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Capital Health System, Trenton, NJ, and Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield, NJ. Dr. Schreck has also served as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for Emergency Medical Associates of NJ, and President and Medical Director of Emergency Medical Associates’ Urgent Care, Primary Care and Hospital Medicine divisions.
After earning a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering-Science in 1975 from Stevens Institute of Technology, Dr. Schreck completed his Doctor of Medicine degree from Loyola University Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine in 1980. Dr. Schreck then completed dual residency programs in internal medicine and emergency medicine as a Visiting Clinical Fellow of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
As a nationally recognized emergency physician and hospitalist, Dr. Schreck has an extensive research experience in developing and implementing medical devices based on physiologic systems modeling including cardiac monitors and electrocardiogram diagnostic applications. Dr. Schreck is also an inventor of medical devices including the nitinol cardiovascular catheter stent. Dr. Schreck has more than 35 years of point-of-care medical experience in the emergency department and in primary/urgent care practice and is considered an expert in designing efficient emergency department/urgent care operations and developing hospitalist programs. Dr. Schreck has an extensive bibliography resulting from his more than 35 years of experience in clinical research. He is a past editor of the peer-reviewed journal Computers in Biology and Medicine published by Elsevier. Dr. Schreck is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the Society of Hospital Medicine. He is also the recipient of several national and state research awards in emergency and critical medicine.