Director of Clinical Development
Jennifer Carlson, LMSW
Jennifer has been practicing Social Work for 30 years and has been part of Sheridan Medical group since its inception. Jennifer has worked with adults and children in a variety of settings. Her experience includes, case management for homeless families, facilitating social skills groups with developmentally disabled children and providing in-home counseling services for geriatric patients. For the past 11 years, Jennifer has been facilitating communication and relationship building, for both the patients and the staff of Sheridan Medical Group. Recently she completed a year-long certification program in entrepreneurial leadership though the UB School of Management. When she is not at the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her three children, running, swimming, kayaking, gardening and reading. "I love my job because I believe passionately in the powerful influence that we can have on our health by creating healthy relationships in our lives."
Director of Business Development
Aanchal has 15 years of experience in business ownership and operations. She has spent the last eleven years of her career analyzing and improving efficiencies in the business operations of Sheridan Medical Group since its inception. Her expertise includes business strategy and development, financial planning and accounting. Recently she completed a year-long certification program in entrepreneurial leadership though the UB School of Management. In her leisure time, Aanchal enjoys relaxing with her children, spending time with family and friends, going for walks and bike riding, yoga, gardening, reading and poetry. "I truly believe in the whole well-being of an individual - the well-being of mind, body and soul and I feel really fortunate to be part of such a marvelous organization that promotes it."
Beth Hoerner, MBA
Born and raised in Western New York, Beth received her MBA at St. Bonaventure University and has over 25 years of Health Administrative and Management experience. Beth has worked for a geriatric group who contracted their medical services to area nursing facilities and assisted livings. She was also an Administrator for a local oncology clinic.
As the Practice Administrator for Sheridan Medical Group, Beth is responsible for the administrative coordination of all aspects of the practice. When she is not at the office, Beth enjoys sports, being at the beach, and spending time with her family. Her philosophy for a good life is, “Always be kind, always listen, and try to put yourself in others’ shoes before coming to any conclusions.
Assistant Practice Manager
Manager of Quality Care Initiatives
Rob Schwartz, LCSW
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Rob received his MSW from the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and has over 30 years of administrative, managerial, and clinical experience working in various non-profit human service and healthcare organizations. Prior to joining the SMG team, Rob was Director of Psychosocial Support Services for Hospice Buffalo, where he worked in collaboration with the interdisciplinary medical team, providing clinical and administrative oversight for homecare and nursing home social workers, the Hospice bereavement program, and Life Transitions Center. He also was the Vice-President of Community & Workplace Services at Child & Family Services for over 25 years, where he was responsible for management of an EAP, administrative oversight of several other community based programs, management and training for the agency’s Quality Improvement Program, and administrative leadership and support for the agency’s national re-accreditation process. Along with his administrative and managerial background, Rob has had clinical experience providing individual, marital, family and group counseling in an alcoholism rehab program and family service agencies. As Manager of Quality Care Initiatives, Rob is responsible for administrative oversight of quality measures established by Medicare and other commercial payers, preparation for SMG’s re-accreditation process as a Patient Centered Medical Home and other quality initiatives (e.g. Chronic Care Management, CPC+). Rob previously was SMG’s Manager of Behavioral Health and continues to provide consultation and support for patients and staff, on an as needed basis.