Empathectomy (noun): the removal of empathy

by Madiha Aziz The meeting was doomed from its first words. Without a moment for pleasantries, the mother of the patient jumped into a monologue. Mrs. F spoke about her […]

Humanism in Medicine Research Roundup — August 2015

This post is part of our series of Research Roundups — a list of recently published studies on humanism in medicine. If you would like to be notified each time a Research […]

Gender and Patient-Centered Medicine: Past and Present

by Olivia Weisser, PhD “Patient-centered care” is one of the most frequent buzzwords in medicine right now. The idea is to focus on what’s best for each individual patient rather than […]

60 Nursing Schools Selected to Host White Coat Ceremonies

In 2014, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) awarded 100 schools of nursing to receive funding support to pilot inaugural White […]

Humanism in Medicine Research Roundup — July 2015

This post is part of our series of Research Roundups — a list of recently published studies on humanism in medicine. If you would like to be notified each time a Research […]

eye contact, by Jordan Cole

This post is part of our collection of “Gold Nuggets” —  our way of alerting the medical community to original artwork, poetry or multimedia that stimulate discussion and reflection. If […]

Review: What’s Left Out by Jay Baruch, MD

Review by Perry Dinardo True to the title, the stories in What’s Left Out are about the interstitial spaces of healthcare. While a few of the stories take place inside […]

Partnering with AACN for Nursing White Coat Ceremonies

In 2014, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) awarded 100 schools of nursing to receive funding support to pilot inaugural White […]

Who’s listening? Who cares?

by Brandy King, MLIS and Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD with grateful acknowledgement to Sigall Bell, MD and Fred Hafferty, PhD. On June 23, 2015 the Washington Post ran a story titled […]

Humanism in Medicine Research Roundup — June 2015

This post is part of our series of Research Roundups — a list of recently published studies on humanism in medicine. If you would like to be notified each time a Research […]