We are a national nonprofit dedicated to bringing compassion to every healthcare experience. Watch our video, read our founder’s story in the Boston Globe Magazine, and check out our annual report.

Schwartz Rounds and Membership

Hundreds of healthcare organizations around the world are Schwartz Center healthcare members and conduct Schwartz Rounds® to bring doctors, nurses and other caregivers together to discuss the social and emotional side of caring for patients and families.

Learn More About Membership

Learn about becoming a Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare member.

In 1994, Ken Schwartz was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. During his 10-month ordeal, he came to realize that what matters most during an illness is the human connection between patients and their caregivers.

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