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
We recently announced the selection of 243 new U.S. Schweitzer Fellows -- graduate students who will spend the next year carrying out service projects addressing health and its social determinants and developing lifelong leadership skills. Now, we'd like to take a moment to thank the Schweitzer program alumni (Fellows for Life) who participated in the process of selecting our 2012-13 Fellows. … [Read more...] about Thank You to Our 2012 Fellows for Life Selection Committee!
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to formally announce the schedule of the Schweitzer Fellows for Life (FFL) Conference: Achieving Health Equity Together on October 29. "In total, 18 Fellows and Fellows for Life (Schweitzer program alumni) will be presenting this year – a record in FFL Conference history – in addition to other expert panelists and presenters," says ASF National … [Read more...] about FFL Conference Update: Schedule and Breakout Sessions Announced!
Since 1979, ASF’s Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Program has selected senior U.S. medical students to serve clinical rotations as junior physicians 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. Jan Gurley, MD is one of those Fellows. In 1986, she spent three months at the Schweitzer Hospital – … [Read more...] about “The Addictive Power of Spending One’s Days Doing Something Worthwhile”: Five Questions for a Fellow with Jan Gurley, MD
"The one essential thing is that we strive to have light in ourselves. When people have light in themselves, it will shine out from them." - Dr. Albert Schweitzer … [Read more...] about Quote of the Day