A Guest Post From New Schweitzer Fellowship Board Chair Bruce Auerbach, MD, FACEP As an emergency physician and hospital administrator, I have seen firsthand how social factors like poverty and education impact the health of individuals, families, and communities. This complex interplay is all too evident in the crisis situations that we see in emergency departments across the country—crisis … [Read more...] about Seizing the Moment
With next year marking the centennial celebration of Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s iconic hospital in Africa, The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) is thrilled to announce the selection of its 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows. These 243 multidisciplinary graduate students at 12 ASF program sites throughout the U.S. will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact … [Read more...] about Announcing the 2012-13 Schweitzer Fellows!
When she was growing up, Suzannah Luft’s parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents instilled in her a deep appreciation for all things creative: “In my family, the value of art is unquestioned and revered, and I treasure that belief,” Luft says. Flash-forward to the present: Luft is a Schweitzer Fellow and a student at Dartmouth Medical School -- and she’s partnering with AVA Gallery and Art … [Read more...] about For People With Special Needs, Art’s Healing Power: Five Questions for a Fellow with Suzannah Luft