“A person’s memories and their personality define their identity,” says Duke School of Medicine student Kelly Ryan Murphy. “Memory impairment has motivated me to become a physician, as I have long felt a vocation to serve those affected by dementia. Dementia has no stereotype, and calls no behavior or demographic its own—all persons are at risk of this devastating disease. Moreover, as a medical … [Read more...] about Personalized Music Therapy Opens Windows to Memories
Archives for March 2016
Recipients to be honored at the 8th Annual Celebration of Service Dinner The Los Angeles chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (LA-ASF) announced today that former National Football League player Mike McKenzie will receive the Community Champion Award, and Althea Alexander, Assistant Dean of the Office of Diversity at the USC Keck School of Medicine, will receive the Fellowship Spirit Award … [Read more...] about LA Chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Announces Community Champion and Spirit Awards
New Hampshire/Vermont Schweitzer Fellows Ana Rodriguez-Villa and Brendin Beaulieu-Jones are working to address stigma and prejudice against LGBTQ youth in Vermont’s Upper Valley with a weekly youth support group at The Junction, LISTEN Community Services’ teen center, and by developing a curriculum aimed at preparing medical students to provide informed and supportive care to the LGBTQ … [Read more...] about Easing the stigma faced by LGBTQ youth
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship of Chicago and Health & Medicine Policy Research Group are pleased to announce that Meade Palidofsky, founder and artistic director of Storycatchers Theatre, will be honored with the Chicago Schweitzer program’s 2016 Schweitzer Leadership Award. The Schweitzer Leadership Award is given annually to an individual who has done significant work to mitigate the … [Read more...] about Chicago Leadership Award Announced
Our partners at Southern Methodist University (SMU) are holding a “Mustangs Give Back” this week. On Thursday, March 24, students and supporters of SMU will be encouraged to donate to campus causes, including the Dallas chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, which is based at SMU. If you can, please contribute to our Dallas chapter! Funds will be used to train our Fellows in evaluation … [Read more...] about Give to our Dallas chapter!