Four ASF board members
(President Lachlan Forrow, MD; Co-Chair Timothy Johnson, MD; Mitchell
T. Rabkin, MD; and Chair Emeritus Mark L. Wolf) are making headlines:
- Lachlan Forrow â who is Director of Ethics and Palliative Care
Programs at our host organization, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center â
is Boston.comâs newest health blogger. Forrow is a skilled and
compassionate end-of-life care expert, and his Boston.com blog,Â Mortal Matters, is off to a compelling start: click here to read âThanks, Dad,â his powerful post about his fatherâs passing.
- Veteran journalist Tim Johnson has talked with both Mitt Romney and
Barack Obama about their health care stances. Currently theÂ medical
editor for WCVB-TV5, Johnson weighed in on the governmentâs role in
health care in the Boston Globe. Click here to read his October 10 op-ed, âA Health Care Disaster.â
- Mitchell Rabkin is CEO emeritus of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In an Oct. 15 Wall Street Journal op-ed co-authored with John Cook, Rabkin makes a case for transforming the way medical care is paid for â and delivered. Click here to read âLet Doctors Cure Health Care Costs.â
- Mark Wolf, currently US District Court Chief Judge for the District of
Massachusetts, announced today that he will step aside and assume
senior judge status in early 2013. Click here to learn more in the Boston Globe.
Congratulations to these remarkable board members â and thanks to them, as always, for their leadership of the Schweitzer Fellowship.