Joel Martin Schectman

Joel Martin Schectman, MD

Division:
General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.924.1931
Primary Location:
University Medical Associates

Third Floor

1222 Jefferson Park Ave.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.924.1931
Fax:
434.924.1138
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, 1984
Research Interests:

Health Services Research on QI; C/E issue and physician/patient behavior change

Clinical Practice:
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
About
Title:
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Biography

Dr. Schectman is a primary care physician and associate professor of medicine at UVA. He was born and raised in New York and attended Boston University's six-year BA/MD program. After training in internal medicine at Montefiore Hospital in New York City, he served in the National Health Service Corps in Alabama. He then moved to Washington, D.C., to complete a fellowship in internal medicine and earn a master’s in public health at George Washington University. He served on the faculty at George Washington for eleven years, before joining UVA in 2000.

Dr. Schectman has been a regular volunteer at the Charlottesville Free Clinic for almost two decades. He has two daughters who mostly grew up in Charlottesville and have enjoyed their time here, as has his wife. 

Education
Primary:
Boston University, 1981
Residency:
Internal Medicine, Montefiore Hospital, New York, 1984
Fellowships:
Internal Medicine, George Washington University, 1988