Join us Saturday, Nov. 3 in Cambridge, MA for the 2012 Schweitzer Leadership Conference—an unparalleled opportunity for emerging and established health professionals to learn from strategic and innovative leaders who areshaping the way we think, talk, and act when it comes to health equity, health care, social change, and public policy. Expert faculty—including Dr. Sanjiv Chopra (Author, … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Leadership Conference Nov. 3 To Feature Sanjiv Chopra, Adewale Troutman, & Other Health Innovators
As the music director of his college a cappella group, Evan Barnathan learned valuable lessons about patience and communication, leadership and responsibility, and effective teamwork. Now, the Tufts University School of Medicine student is spending his Schweitzer Fellowship year paying those lessons forward. Barnathan partnered with Josiah Quincy Upper School (a high school in Boston’s Chinatown … [Read more...] about Going “Glee”: High Schoolers in Boston’s Chinatown Get “Attuned” To Their Creative Side
Lens on Health[slideshare id=11619653&w=425&h=355&sc=no] View more PowerPoint from The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship For Tufts-Schweitzer Fellow Alan Hsu (whom you may remember from the Schweitzer Fellowship’s new video, “Creating Change, Improving Health”), photography isn’t just a hobby. It’s a tool—and one that he’s using to encourage young adults in Boston’s Chinatown to grapple … [Read more...] about In Boston’s Chinatown, a New “Lens on Health”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Alan Hsu
Dr. Roderick K. King believes in transformational moments—and he believes that when it comes to achieving health equity and building healthy communities, we’re in the middle of one right now. As the health disparities expert told the audience at The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF)’s annual conference last October, we’re in the midst of “an unprecedented confluence of drivers for change, … [Read more...] about “Moving From Talk to Action”: Health Disparities Expert Dr. Roderick K. King on Results-Based Leadership, Transformational Moments, and the 3 Steps Every Person Can Take to Help Achieve Health Equity
This weekend, we’ll honor two extraordinary leaders whose commitment to service was equaled only by their compassion for all living beings. Tomorrow (January 14) is Albert Schweitzer's birthday, and Monday (January 16) is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. It will be a reflective weekend, for sure—when it comes to achieving health and social equity for all, we have a long way to go. It’s easy to feel … [Read more...] about Legacies (and Lessons) of Service: Reflecting on Albert Schweitzer and Martin Luther King, Jr.