Throughout high school and college, Cristine Velazco volunteered at Children's Specialized Hospital (CSH)—a hospital in Mountainside, New Jersey that specializes in the treatment and rehabilitation of children with severe physical disabilities and illnesses (and that employs music therapy, art, and games in addition to purely clinical tactics). As a Schweitzer Fellow and a student at the … [Read more...] about For Children with Special Needs, a Chance to Connect: Five Questions for a Fellow with Cristine Velazco
Katia Vaisberg is well aware that comprehensively addressing America’s obesity epidemic will require large-scale social and systemic change: “How can we expect mothers to allow their children to run around and play outside if there are no parks, and if there were reports of gang violence one street down from their house last week?” the Schweitzer Fellow asks. “How can we urge families to stop … [Read more...] about “Working Together Towards Healthier Lifestyles”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Katia Vaisberg
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!
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellow Tammy Pham, a student at Wake Forest School of Medicine, has created "Project Spark," an innovative program aimed at encouraging students at Kimmel Farm Elementary to pursue careers in science and medicine. "There are clear discrepancies in the science scores and grades of North Carolina’s students when comparing various racial and socioeconomic groups," Pham … [Read more...] about Childhood Exposure to Science Changed Tammy Pham’s Life; Now, Pham’s “Project Spark” Does the Same for Area Children
In addition to being a Schweitzer Fellow for Life, ASF's President, Lachlan Forrow, MD, is Director of Ethics and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Over the past several months, he has served as leading CME provider Pri-Med's online expert on matters of ethics and professional responsibility (click here to read his answers to clinicians' questions about everything from … [Read more...] about Reuniting Medicine, Healing, and Social Service