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Our Mission

We are a national nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between patients and their healthcare providers. Read the story of our founder and watch a video about the Schwartz Center.


Our Supporters

Learn about our supporters and find out why they believe compassionate healthcare is so vitally important.

What's Happening

Robin Young Emcees Women's Event
Prominent women in healthcare will join Robin Young, co-host of "Here & Now" on WBUR/NPR, for a compassionate care "story slam" at Tufts Health Plan May 8. Register today!

Nominate a Compassionate Caregiver!
Nominations are open for the 2014 Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award.

Exemplary Education Programs Sought
The Schwartz Center and Gold Foundation have issued a Request for Abstracts to identify interprofessional education programs.

Learn More About Us
Check out our 2013 Annual Report.

National Consensus Project

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

Schwartz Center Rounds

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

Become a Schwartz Center Member

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