[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
Fellow for Life
Remember Ryan Van Ramshorst? This 2009-10 Houston-Galveston Schweitzer Fellow (and his project partner, Erin Bendure) worked to improve and promote literacy in the clinics and emergency center of Ben Taub General Hospital, even bringing the Houston Astros on board. Now, the Baylor College of Medicine graduate and Schweitzer Fellow for Life is performing his residency at the University of Texas … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellow Helms August Issue of “Virtual Mentor,” the AMA’s Journal of Medical Ethics
We received some sad news late last week: Schweitzer Fellow for Life David Beakey has passed away. As a 2000-01 Boston Schweitzer Fellow and Tufts-Emerson Master’s Program in Health Communications student, Beakey worked to increase the attendance of seniors at Quincy Medical Center’s mental health programs. The proud veteran (he served as a Marine in the Vietnam War) and nontraditional student … [Read more...] about Remembering Schweitzer Fellow for Life David Beakey
Since 1979, the Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Program has selected third-year U.S. medical students to serve three-month clinical rotations as junior physicians in pediatrics or medicine at the iconic Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, Africa—the region’s primary source of health care since Dr. Albert Schweitzer founded it in 1913. One of this year's Lambaréné Fellows, Sophia Hermann, … [Read more...] about Scenes from Gabon
In addition to being a Schweitzer Fellow for Life and the creator of the U.S. Schweitzer Fellows Programs, Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) President Lachlan Forrow, MD, is Director of Ethics and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Last year, he served as leading CME provider Pri-Med’s online expert on matters of ethics and professional responsibility (click here to read his … [Read more...] about Houston, Here We Come!