This week’s installment of Moments That Matter comes from Rachel Dent, who as a Schweitzer Fellow in North Carolina last year worked with the Language and Literacy Enhancement and Development Project to provide both face-to-face direct language and literacy enhancement to underserved preschool children, and outreach services to those children’s parents. (Click here to read an earlier installment … [Read more...] about Moments That Matter: “A Very Powerful Experience”
Early Childhood Literacy
You remember Mr. G, right? He's that ER patient for whom a Schweitzer project had dramatic, life-altering impact. This past Friday, nearly 1,000 Houston-area clinicians heard Mr. G's story from Don Stader (above), the Schweitzer Fellow who launched the patient education initiative that changed Mr. G's life. Stader is just one of over 2,000 Schweitzer Fellows and Fellows for Life (program alumni) … [Read more...] about Pri-Med Southwest in Houston: A Schweitzer Success
Erin Bendure and Ryan Van Ramshorst – students at Baylor College of Medicine and members of the inaugural 09-10 class of Houston-Galveston Schweitzer Fellows—have a passion for promoting early childhood literacy. And they’re acting on that passion in an innovative way. Aiming to improve and promote literacy in the clinics and emergency center of Ben Taub General Hospital (BTGH), the duo is … [Read more...] about Albert and the Astros!