Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP is Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. He’s a hepatologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He’s also a leadership expert and master communicator who believes that storytelling is a core currency of effective leadership for social change. In today’s interview, the physician and author (his book, … [Read more...] about Leadership by Example: An Interview with Schweitzer Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
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[youtube http://home/bizbudding/www/asf.youtube.com/watch?v=10_pCOZgDSg] As a 2008-09 Tufts-Schweitzer Fellow, Maura Schorr Beaufait worked to address food insecurity by developing and implementing a garden-based nutrition education program in Somerville elementary schools. Four years later, Beaufait is the Healthy Food Access Coordinator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)'s Bowdoin … [Read more...] about In Boston’s Dorchester Neighborhood, Reducing Barriers to Healthy Food Access
With next year marking the centennial celebration of Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s iconic hospital in Africa, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows. These 243 multidisciplinary graduate students at 12 ASF program sites throughout the U.S. will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows!
Children’s Defense Fund, American Cancer Society veteran will enhance opportunities for philanthropic participation in the nonprofit’s mission With the 20th anniversary of its efforts to reduce U.S. health disparities on the horizon, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) has named Marilyn Kuhar as Chief Development Officer. Kuhar previously directed development for the Children’s Defense Fund, … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellowship Names Marilyn Kuhar as Chief Development Officer
The history of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) began a century ago with the founding of Deaconess Hospital in 1896 and then Beth Israel Hospital in 1916 -- each institution dedicated largely to meeting the health needs of vulnerable and underserved individuals in the Boston area. During this same period, Dr. Albert Schweitzer and his wife Helene Bresslau were on a parallel journey: … [Read more...] about A Big Thanks to BIDMC