A program founded and run by LSU Health New Orleans medical students to make health care and health education more accessible to homeless women and children has been awarded a $10,000 grant by La Societe Des Dames Hospitalieres Donor Advised Fund. LSU Health New Orleans’ New Orleans Women and Children’s Shelter (NOWS) Outreach Program brings together students from five of LSU Health New Orleans’ … [Read more...] about Program founded and run by New Orleans Fellows gets $10K grant
by Danielle Zanotti For more than seven months, I have been part of Tulsa’s inaugural class of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. As a Schweitzer Fellow, I am designing and implementing a yearlong 200-hour community service project that addresses a chronic health need in the Tulsa community, participating in interdisciplinary leadership training and taking advantage of other opportunities … [Read more...] about Schweitzer Fellow: Leadership conference boosts optimism
We invite you—and a friend!—to participate in Hats On for Service the weekend of Jan. 14-16 to celebrate MLK Day and Albert Schweitzer’s birthday, January 14. Join Schweitzer Fellows, Fellows for Life and friends of the ASF community across the country for our annual event honoring Schweitzer’s and King’s commitment to service. The connection between Dr. King and Dr. Schweitzer is deeper … [Read more...] about It’s time to register for Hats On for Service!
Olivia Shadid, a member of the inaugural cohort of Tulsa fellows and a student at the School of Community Medicine out of the University of Oklahoma and University of Tulsa, is taking a unique and highly personal approach to encouraging low-income families to be more active participants in their health. Through her program Companions: Medical Students Breaking Bread & Breaking Down Barriers … [Read more...] about Empowering Tulsa families to take control of their health
DFW Schweitzer Fellow Chloe Rogers works to raise awareness of colorectal cancer in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas through her project “Make Your Bottom a Top Priority” “It is no doubt that our greatest passions arise from the most impactful experiences and moments from our lives, and this is exactly how my passion for colorectal cancer came to be. I chose to address this health issue … [Read more...] about Building Community, Advocacy, and Awareness for Colorectal Cancer