What's Happening

2014 Compassionate Caregiver Award

Congratulations to Dr. Thea James of Boston Medical Center, this year’s recipient of the Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award®, and to all the extraordinary finalists!

A More Compassionate Healthcare System

The Journal of Patient Experience published “Seven Guiding Commitments: Making the U.S. Healthcare System More Compassionate,” by our medical director, Dr. Beth Lown.

Gaining Patient Insights on Care

We’re partnering with PatientsLikeMe to better understand patients’ perceptions of compassionate care, with the goal of strengthening patient-caregiver relationships.

Learn More About Us!

Check out our 2013 Annual Report and sign up for our e-newsletter to keep up-to-date on our activities and accomplishments.

Our Membership Community

More than 350 healthcare organizations across the U.S. are Schwartz Center members. Join our compassionate healthcare community!

Schwartz Center Rounds

Our Schwartz Center Rounds® program brings doctors, nurses and other caregivers together to discuss the human side of healthcare. Click here to read about a recent session or see a list of sites.

Making Compassion Count

Through our National Consensus Project on Compassionate Healthcare and our Call to Action, we are working to make compassionate care a national priority.