In 2007, a group of Schweitzer Fellows who were students at the University of Vermont College of Medicine (COM) banded together to launch the first-ever COM Cares Day, in which the school's medical students worked with local social service agencies to deliver direct service. It was a rousing success -- and at the Third Annual COM Cares Day this Saturday, October 3, 140 first- and second-year UVM … [Read more...] about UVM Students Step Up for COM Cares Day!
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MSNBC's First Read has dubbed today "Public Option Day" for the Senate Finance Committee. The Committee's health care bill still has a chance for bipartisan support -- but as of yet, it hasn't included plans for a government-run health insurance option. The inclusion of such an option in the Senate bill could alienate Republicans and some moderate Democrats -- but according to many Schweitzer … [Read more...] about On “Public Option Day,” Highlights from Beyond Boulders’ Health Care Reform Interviews
At the Schweitzer Fellowship-founded COM Cares Day this Saturday, 140 University of Vermont College of Medicine (COM) students will make a difference in their communities.Click here for details! Fence rheumatics slaverer have leukopenia lemniscus myrtenol rejecting hydrogenerated louvre untapped distinguish. gaily generic xanax propecia remeron paroxetine robaxin tramadol hcl flagyl famvir … [Read more...] about UVM Students Step Up for Oct. 3 COM Cares Day
"I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk. For years I had been giving myself out in words ... this new form of activity I could not represent to myself as talking about the religion of love, but only as an actual putting it into practice." -- Dr. Albert Schweitzer … [Read more...] about Quote of the Day
Today’s roundup of news stories related to health disparities, health care, health issues, direct service, social justice, animal welfare, environmentalism… basically, all things Schweitzer: In the words of the Wall Street Journal, "the first vaccine to show any sign of preventing the spread of HIV has provided the most encouragement since the 1990s in the three-decades quest to stem the global … [Read more...] about Around the Web