Why complain and do nothing to make change?

by Gabi Heras, MD I have worked as a Spanish physician in Intensive Care for as long as I can remember, but it was outside my country where I found […]

Do you anticipate having more or less patient contact in your second year of medical school?

We recently asked our medical student bloggers: Do you anticipate having more or less patient contact in your second year?  Here are their answers: Jana Christian,  Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons […]

My wildly unrealistic wish list for the future of medicine in America

The Gold Foundation asked internist and writer Suzanne Koven, MD about her dreams for the future of medicine. Here is her wish list.

Humanism in Medicine Research Roundup – August 2014

At the end of every month, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation compiles the Research Roundup, a list of recently published studies on humanism in medicine.  If you would like to be notified each […]

Using the Gold Foundation’s medical student essays to teach humanism

by Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig 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 […]

Ten strategies for staying human during residency training

by Allan Peterkin, MD Aim to maintain an “internal locus of control.” This means that you seek to control what you can, rather than passively accepting everything that happens to you. For example, ask […]

Join Us for a Private Advance “Sneak Preview” Screening

Three years ago, country music legend Glen Campbell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and expected to hang up his guitar and prepare for the worst. Instead, Glen and his wife, Kim, went public with ...

Nominate a Changemaker for the Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural Pearl Birnbaum Hurwitz Humanism in Healthcare Award.    Pearl Birnbaum (1907-1993), a graduate of Radcliffe College, was wife to […]

How I left the walking dead for the walking dead meditation

When I was awarded the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award in 2007, I was the last person I thought would ever suffer from physician burnout. Early in my career I […]

100 Nursing Schools to Participate in White Coat Ceremony

Today, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that 100 schools of nursing were selected to receive funding support to pilot White Coat […]