Ralph Fuccillo has spent his entire professional career—more than 35 years—leading efforts to improve public health and public health infrastructure through his work at organizations like DentaQuest, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation, and the Medical Foundation, Inc. His commitment to service has been just as prominent throughout his career. Fuccillo is a current or past director or trustee … [Read more...] about Learn more about our 2016 Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism honoree!
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The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) today announced the selection of its 2016-2017 class of Boston Albert Schweitzer Fellows. Fifteen graduate students will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong leadership skills. In doing so, they will follow the example set by famed physician-humanitarian Albert Schweitzer, for whom … [Read more...] about 2016-2017 Class of Boston Albert Schweitzer Fellows Named
This year’s recipient of the Lawrence Gussman Award for Extraordinary Service to The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is Dr. Arthur F. Kohrman because the word “ service” describes his career. In his 57-year professional career, Dr. Kohrman, now Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University, established himself as a widely published physician-scholar who has … [Read more...] about Dr. Arthur Kohrman: 2016 Lawrence Gussman Award for Extraordinary Service to The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
This blog post by NH/VT Fellow Jasmine Robinson was originally published on the blog for the University of Vermont School of Medicine. We are proud to reprint it here! My first night on earth was spent in a shoebox; my mother had separated from my father and my mother, older brother, and I were homeless. With a baby and a toddler with autism, and after incurring a job-related disability, it … [Read more...] about “Here to Help:” Addressing the Needs of the Homeless Population