The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to formally announce the schedule of the Schweitzer Fellows for Life (FFL) Conference: Achieving Health Equity Together on October 29. "In total, 18 Fellows and Fellows for Life (Schweitzer program alumni) will be presenting this year – a record in FFL Conference history – in addition to other expert panelists and presenters," says ASF National … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Update: Schedule and Breakout Sessions Announced!
Galvanized by the Philadelphia area’s disproportionately high HIV infection rates, Schweitzer Fellows Jillian Heck and Melissa Warriner joined forces to develop a unique, after-school physical activity and health education program focused on HIV/AIDS education and prevention. In today’s installment of “Five Questions for a Fellow,” Heck (a student at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine) … [Read more...] about “It Begins with Education”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Jillian Heck and Melissa Warriner
Once a week, Beyond Boulders runs a five-question interview with either a current Schweitzer Fellow or a Schweitzer Fellow for Life (ie, a Fellow whose initial year with ASF has been completed, but whose commitment to lifelong service continues). Today, we talk with 1998-99 Chicago Area Schweitzer Fellow for Life -- and 3rd Annual FFL Conference attendee -- David Fisher, MD, MPH. Now a practicing … [Read more...] about Five Questions for a Fellow: David Fisher, MD, MPH
We're back in Boston after a FFL Conference that was, by all counts, an inspiring and energizing success. Our post-conference coverage will kick off in earnest tomorrow with an installment of "Five Questions for a Fellow" featuring David Fisher, MD, MPH -- a conference attendee and a 1998-99 Chicago Schweitzer Fellow. … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Coverage Coming Tomorrow!
The first 40 Fellows For Life who registered for October's 3rd Annual FFL Conference were entered in a raffle to win an Oct. 17 lunch with health reform activist Quentin Young, MD, MACP, a long-time Obama confidante and physician to Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Click here to read more about Young, including his recent testimony to the House Ways & Means Committee in support of … [Read more...] about “VIP Lunch With A Leader” Winners Announced!