On Nov. 2, the Schweitzer Fellowship honored Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Founder James (Jim) O'Connell, MD with the 2012 Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. This morning, WBUR (Boston’s NPR station) aired an in-depth profile of O’Connell as part of its Visionaries series. The profile is thoughtful, comprehensive, and well worth a listen for anyone who’s interested in working … [Read more...] about ‘Visionary’ Schweitzer Prize Honoree Dr. Jim O’Connell Profiled on WBUR
Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism
When we describe this upcoming weekend as the biggest one of our year, we’re not exaggerating: we’ll welcome a record number of people—about 500 in total—to our Schweitzer Prize event and Schweitzer Leadership Conference on Friday and Saturday. The excitement will kick off tomorrow night, when we’ll present James (Jim) O’Connell, MD with the Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism. In 1985, … [Read more...] about Ready, Set, Go.
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
A roundup of year-end news stories related to health disparities, health care, health issues, direct service, social justice, animal welfare, environmentalism… basically, all things Schweitzer: Change.org delivers a retrospective on homelessness in 2009, highlighting ten of the year's "most notable" news stories on the subject (Change.org) Affirming the need for approaches to health care that … [Read more...] about Around the Web: Last Day of the Decade Edition