Timothy Johnson, MD -- known as "Dr. Tim" to Good Morning America and ABC News fans -- has had a storied career in broadcast journalism. He is one of our country's most trusted voices when it comes to medicine and health care reform. As Vice Chair of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship's Board of Directors, he is also a familiar face to our Fellows: he served as emcee at our recent Schweitzer … [Read more...] about Timothy Johnson Retires from TV News; Remains Active as Schweitzer Fellowship Vice Chair
Schweitzer Leadership Conference
We're thrilled to announce that we will present Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) Founder and President James (Jim) O’Connell, MD with the 2012 Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism on Friday, November 2. “Jim is a tireless champion for dignified, compassionate, and skilled health care for some of our most vulnerable neighbors,” says Robert Lawrence, MD, Professor at the … [Read more...] about James (Jim) O’Connell, MD to Receive Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP is Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. He’s a hepatologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He’s also a leadership expert and master communicator who believes that storytelling is a core currency of effective leadership for social change. In today’s interview, the physician and author (his book, … [Read more...] about Leadership by Example: An Interview with Schweitzer Leadership Conference Keynote Speaker Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
[vimeo 49633130 w=500 h=375] Schweitzer Fellow Extends Reach to Boston's Homeless from Chris Lovett on Vimeo. Naira Arellano is working to prevent Spanish-speaking homeless individuals in Boston from falling through the cracks. As one of this year's 15 Boston Schweitzer Fellows, the MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing student is serving as a bilingual patient advocate at the … [Read more...] about Providing ‘An Extra Ounce of Support’ for Spanish-Speaking Homeless Patients
Two months from today, we’ll gather at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge, Massachusetts for the Schweitzer Leadership Conference: Building Healthier Communities & Leading by Example. Our slate of speakers is a veritable who’s-who of community health movers and shakers that includes Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, MA, CPH (President-Elect, American Public Health Association), Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Leadership Conference Countdown: Eight Weeks to Go!