With next year marking the centennial celebration of Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s iconic hospital in Africa, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows. These 243 multidisciplinary graduate students at 12 ASF program sites throughout the U.S. will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows!
According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Medical Association (AMA), "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: "This should not be a big surprise. ... Primary care physicians aren't trained to address these issues," said Jane Lowe, … [Read more...] about Beyond the Clinical: Equipping Emerging Physicians to Address the Social Determinants of Health
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation President Has Long Championed Health Equity and Medical Education Reform The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce that George Thibault, MD will be the keynote speaker at the 5th Annual Schweitzer Fellows for Life Conference: Achieving Health Equity Together. Thibault is President of the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation—the Key Sponsor of the Fellows … [Read more...] about A Conversation with George Thibault, MD—Keynote Speaker at ASF’s Annual Conference on Oct. 29