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
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
Since 1979, the Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Program has selected third-year U.S. medical students to serve three-month clinical rotations as junior physicians in pediatrics or medicine at the iconic Schweitzer Hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon, Africa—the region’s primary source of health care since Dr. Albert Schweitzer founded it in 1913. One of this year's Lambaréné Fellows, Sophia Hermann, … [Read more...] about Scenes from Gabon
Multiple Schweitzer Fellows have implemented service projects aimed at maternal and prenatal health, and multiple Schweitzer Fellows have developed projects promoting environmental responsibility and environmental health. A new study, just released by the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, suggests that these two focus areas should be closely linked. The study has found a link … [Read more...] about Is Smog the New Lead?