Patients Must Be VIPs

by Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH / Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Thomas Frieden received our 2015 Humanism in Medicine Award at the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s Golden Thread […]

Gold Foundation Launches Triple C Initiative to Promote Compassionate, Collaborative Care

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation has launched a new initiative Compassionate, Collaborative Care (the Triple C) to promote the intersection of compassion and collaboration to achieve the goal of person-centered care and […]

Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup — January 2016

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

Ad Rimandum Et Videndum, by Iris Monica Vargas

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 you […]

Resistance, by Iris Monica Vargas

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 […]

Asking this question will ease patients’ suffering

A new essay in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests physicians ask “What’s the worst part of this for you?” when speaking to patients about their pain or […]

Morning Song by Marcia F. Brown

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 […]

Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup — December 2015

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

Our Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

The following five blog posts from our blog Humanizing Medicine were our most popular of 2015. What Happens When You Run Out of Empathy? — a reflective essay by Sam Schueler, MD ERAS […]

11 Great Articles on Humanism in Healthcare from 2015

Here are the 11 articles from 2015 that resonated the most with our Facebook community. They prove simultaneously that humanism is alive and well, and that we must work to […]