Honoring the recent partnership between the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and the Boston Schweitzer Fellows Program, the 2005-2006 Boston Fellows joined 6,000 others from around New England and the country who walked the Boston Marathon route from Hopkinton to downtown Boston to benefit the Jimmy Fund.Â For 50 years, the Jimmy Fund has been helping Dana-Farber researchers find more effective … [Read more...] about Boston Fellows Raise Over $2,000 for Jimmy Fund
The symposium discussed current projects aimed at improving Baltimore City Schools.Â A student produced documentary was shown followed by a panel discussion. Panelists included 2 producers of the documentary, Facilities Director for the Baltimore City Public Schools, and a Baltimore City teacher.Â Â Most of the 31 persons in attendance were from the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine … [Read more...] about Holler If You Hear Me!
Ted Lord, a 2005 LambarÃ©nÃ© Schweitzer Fellow and student at Harvard Medical School, had recently arrived at the Schweitzer Hospital in LambarÃ©nÃ© when Jess Mouketou and his mother, Ines, arrived in the emergency unit for medical treatment. Jess presented with burns over 30% of his body and despite the best efforts of the hospital staff, skin grafts failed and became infected. As one of Tedâs … [Read more...] about African Child Visits Boston for Medical Treatment
Vilas Patwardhan, a second year medical student at UMass Medical School in Worcester, was recently awarded a $4,000 University of Massachusetts Public Service Grant to support his Schweitzer project.Â Vilas will publish a student run community health newspaper that will be distributed throughout Worcester at no cost. The newspaper will be published in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and will … [Read more...] about Boston Fellow Receives Recognition and Funding for his Project
The July 22nd event attracted nearly 1,000 individuals to the Washington National Cathedral which marked the official launch of the Schweitzer Centennial Campaign. The Centennial Campaign celebrates this year''s 100th anniversary of Albert Schweitzer taking his definitive step down the path of lifelong service by entering medical school in 1905 at the age of 30. This Campaign will expand our U.S. … [Read more...] about ASF launches Centennial Campaign from Washington National Cathedral