When we describe this upcoming weekend as the biggest one of our year, we’re not exaggerating: we’ll welcome a record number of people—about 500 in total—to our Schweitzer Prize event and Schweitzer Leadership Conference on Friday and Saturday. The excitement will kick off tomorrow night, when we’ll present James (Jim) O’Connell, MD with the Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. In 1985, … [Read more...] about Ready, Set, Go.
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Two months from today, we’ll gather at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Massachusetts for the Schweitzer Leadership Conference: Building Healthier Communities & Leading by Example. Our slate of speakers is a veritable who’s-who of community health movers and shakers that includes Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA, CPH (President-Elect, American Public Health Association), Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Leadership Conference Countdown: Eight Weeks to Go!
The Affordable Care Act's provisions for expanded women's health preventive coverage in eight key areas go into effect today. As the Department of Health and Human Services says in its press release, insurers are now required to cover: Well-woman visits Gestational diabetes screening Domestic and interpersonal violence screening and counseling FDA-approved contraceptive methods, and … [Read more...] about Women’s Health as an Economic Imperative: Lessons on Framing the Issues You Care About
Join us Saturday, Nov. 3 in Cambridge, MA for the 2012 Schweitzer Leadership Conference—an unparalleled opportunity for emerging and established health professionals to learn from strategic and innovative leaders who areshaping the way we think, talk, and act when it comes to health equity, health care, social change, and public policy. Expert faculty—including Dr. Sanjiv Chopra (Author, … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Leadership Conference Nov. 3 To Feature Sanjiv Chopra, Adewale Troutman, & Other Health Innovators