Earlier this month, the American Medical News reported that “85% of primary care physicians and pediatricians say their patients have health concerns caused by unmet social needs” — but only 20% of physicians feel equipped to address those needs. That gap is a big part of the reason that The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is so passionate about developing health professionals who have the … [Read more...] about Community Gardens as a Life-Preserver for Health: Five Questions for a Fellow with David Darrow
Once a week, Beyond Boulders runs a five-question interview with either a first-year 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 Erin Bendure and Ryan Van Ramshorst, students at Baylor College of Medicine and members of the inaugural 09-10 class of … [Read more...] about Five Questions for a Fellow: Erin Bendure and Ryan Van Ramshorst
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!