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You can help us protect and preserve compassionate care for patients and families by joining the Schwartz Center, signing our Call to Action, making a donation and supporting The Campaign for Compassionate Healthcare.

Join Us In Transforming Healthcare

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 us.


Our Supporters

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

What's Happening

Helping Caregivers After Tragedy
Read our white paper about how the Schwartz Center Rounds program can be an ideal forum for caregivers to process their complex feelings and emotions after caring for those injured in traumatic events. 

Promoting Interprofessional Education
Learn about an invitational conference, co-directed by the Schwartz Center, the Gold Foundation and the Bucksbaum Institute, to be held in Atlanta October 30-November 1.

Learn More About Us!
Check out our 2013 Annual Report and read our latest 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. Read about a recent session and see a list of sites.

Making Compassion Count

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