Each week, Beyond Boulders delivers a new installment of “Five Questions for a Fellow” – an interview series with Schweitzer Fellows across the country and in Gabon, Africa who are leading the movement to eliminate health disparities. For an archive of previous “Five Questions for a Fellow” interviews, click here. Earlier this week, the Obama administration unveiled its new national strategy for … [Read more...] about Five Questions for a Fellow: Revathi Jyothindran and Joshua Liao Work to Help HIV+ Patients Live Longer, Healthier Lives
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
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!
Today’s roundup of news stories related to health disparities, health care, health issues, direct service, social justice, animal welfare, environmentalism… basically, all things Schweitzer: Having put forth his own health care plan (very similar to the Senate bill, with components from the House bill) President Obama hosts a televised, bipartisan health care summit aimed at building support to … [Read more...] about Around the Web
Earlier this week, we introduced you to Houston Schweitzer Fellows Don Stader and Mary Weeks, whose Ben Taub Patient Education Initiative empowers underserved patients with the knowledge to fully care for themselves once they leave the Emergency Center (EC) at Ben Taub General Hospital. The story of Mr. G made it clear that this Schweitzer project is already having a serious impact on patient … [Read more...] about Meet Mrs. H: Inside the Ben Taub Patient Education Initiative, Part 3