2018 Annual Report

Thank You to Our Donors!
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare gratefully acknowledges the many individuals, families, corporations, foundations and other organizations that have so generously supported our programs. The following includes cumulative gifts and pledges made during the 2018 calendar year.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of donor names. Please contact us with any changes to your listing.


National Compassionate Care Circle

Members of our National Compassionate Care Circle are individual donors who give $10,000 or more to support the work of the Schwartz Center.


  • Ellen R. Cohen and Daniel Haber

$50,000 - $99,999

  • Anonymous
  • Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
  • Clare Villari and David Weinstein

$25,000 - $49,999

  • Anonymous
  • Michael J. Astrue and Laura W. Mali-Astrue
  • Stephen Corman
  • Fran and Michael Goldberg
  • Ellen Feldberg Gordon and Michael Gordon, MD
  • In memory of Julian and Eunice Cohen
  • Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan
  • In memory of Christian Minard
  • Lynn Wiatrowski and Joren C. Madsen, MD
  • Candace Young and Glenn Batchelder

$10,000 - $24,999

  • The Bresky Foundation
  • Nancy L. Cahners
  • Andrew Dreyfus and Lynn Modell
  • Kerry A. Flynn, CLP
  • Jean Karpas Siegel Fund at The Boston Foundation
  • Ruth G. Koblenzer
  • The Janey Fund
  • The Mann Family Foundation
  • Mark Reynolds and Clare Reilly
  • Wendy Warring and Troy Brennan, MD
  • Marilyn Yager

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Anonymous
  • The Boston Foundation/Judy Swahnberg-Carl Novotny Donor Advised Fund
  • Howard Cohen and Myra Musicant
  • Wendy and Richard Cohen
  • Jack and Eileen Connors
  • Elizabeth W. Floor
  • The Fischman Family (Nancy and Steven, Ben and Wendy, Laura Fischman and Tony Schwenson)
  • Betsy P. Frawley and James M. Litton
  • Connie Gilson
  • Beth Lown, MD, and the Piken Family
  • Thomas Lynch, Jr., MD, and Laura Pappano
  • Sharon and Brian McNally
  • Jo Frances and John Meyer
  • Steve and Moira Mitus
  • Joyce A. Murphy
  • Lia and William Poorvu
  • Tony and Kathy Starr
  • Michael and Audrey Straight
  • Sherman H. Starr
  • Jean C. Tempel
  • Ellen and Peter Zane

$3,000 - $4,999

  • Tom and Midge DeSimone
  • Rich and Kris Doherty
  • Michael S. Feldberg and Ruth Lazarus
  • Meg and John Hesselmann
  • Seth A. and Beth S. Klarman
  • Jan and Stuart Rose
  • Gabriela and Doug Smith, a Donor Advised Fund of the National Philanthropic Trust
  • Jeanie Ungerleider and William Stone, MD

$1,000 - $2,999

  • Anonymous
  • Konstantinos and Kristen Andrikopoulos
  • Tina Aronson and Koby A. Rotstein
  • David C. Astrue and Susan Coakley
  • Lawrence and Adele Bacow
  • Michael and Deena Baker
  • Kenneth R. Berman
  • John and Violaine Bernbach
  • Michael Blau and Ann Muschett
  • Judith Brodkin
  • Drs. Brad and Andrea Buchbinder
  • In memory of Frances and Jerry Gold
  • Jamie Bush
  • Joseph A. Chazan, MD
  • Fangli Chen, PhD, JD, and Yu Lu
  • Linda and Barry Coffman
  • Carol Feinberg Cohen
  • Laura Connors and Brian O'Connell
  • Robert and Christine Coughlin
  • Lois and Linc Cornell
  • Geri Denterlein
  • Drs. Jon and Heidi DuBois
  • Rushika and Maria Fernandopulle
  • Tom Gerlach and Leigh Stokes
  • Carol & Avram Goldberg, Joshua R. Goldberg, and Deborah Goldberg & Michael Winter
  • Brett and Abby Gordon
  • Barbara Guilfoile and Bernard Lebow
  • George Hager, Jr., and Joanne Wankmiller
  • Matt Herndon
  • Elizabeth D. Hickman
  • Reggie and Cheryl Hickman
  • Sally Jackson
  • Murray A. Jacobson Family Foundation
  • Alison Poorvu Jaffe and Daniel Jaffe
  • Thomas and Susana Kahn
  • Stephen W. Kidder and Judith A. Malone
  • Brian and Jean Kilduff
  • Glen and Joyce Komatsu
  • Jeffrey L. Kraines, MD, and Linda Kaplan
  • Marc R. Kunney and Laura Hill
  • Elsie Levin, MD
  • Sandra Y. Levine
  • Amy and Kenneth MacNulty
  • Dick Marks and Jennifer Morrison
  • Claire and Cornelius Marx
  • Kim Marshall and Rhoda Schneider
  • Britain W. Nicholson, MD, and Celeste Robb-Nicholson, MD
  • Chad and Lia Novotny
  • Peter and Mary Pendergast
  • Nancy and Larry Perkins
  • Robert and Brenda Popeo
  • John and Laura Eby Regier
  • Peter and Jennifer Resnick
  • Hilda and Hershel Rich Family Fund
  • Lolita Roland, RN, CARN
  • David and Carol Ryan
  • Eric and Christine Savage
  • Dianne Savastano of Healthassist
  • Bobbi and Phil Schmidt
  • Eric and Kim Schultz
  • Mary Jo Sharkey
  • Nutan Sharma, MD
  • Jay A. Shiland and Elizabeth Maringer
  • Steven and Karen Sisselman
  • Peter L. Slavin, MD, and Lori G. Pearlman
  • James and Catherine Stanzler
  • Roland Summit
  • John T. Szum and Bessie Manley
  • Stephen M. Weiner and Donald G. Cornuet
  • Daniel Wofford and Sarah Peck
  • Charlotte S. Yeh, MD, FACEP
  • John and Abby Yozell


  • Anonymous
  • David M. Barash, MD, and Lynn Black, MD
  • Mimi Bartholomay
  • Mimi F. Bauer
  • Steve Berez and Peggy Lowenstein
  • Peter Bergmann and Gayle Templeton Bergmann
  • Stephen and Edeltraud Bradley
  • Jill Bresky
  • Patricia A. Bresky, PhD
  • Robert Clemo
  • Ethan E. Crain
  • Robert I. Cohen and Julie A. Watts
  • Marie and John Dacey
  • Marshall and Dana Denton
  • Leslie Dewald
  • Joseph and Donna DiPersio
  • Mark and Kate Donovan
  • Paul & Laurie Gershkowitz Family Charitable Trust Fund, a Donor Advised fund of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • Susan and Steven Green
  • Jeremy Hastings
  • Kevin and Emily Hurstak
  • Steven E. Kapfhammer and Anthony Catalfano
  • Michael and Michele Klau
  • Helene and Mark Lapman
  • Eric J. Marandett
  • Kim Marrkand and Kathleen M. Henry
  • Richard J. McCready and Rosemary McCarthy
  • Evvajean Mintz
  • Robert Muffly and Carol Buckler
  • Mark and Diane Nardi
  • Mitch and Cindy Neider
  • Monica Noether, PhD, MBA
  • Richard and Maureen O'Connell
  • Michael and Kimberly Pelzar
  • Richard N. Pierson III
  • Dean Richlin
  • Marla and Cliff Robinson
  • James and Elizabeth Romanelli
  • Anne G. Romney and Timothy Hayes
  • Paul and Kathryn Roy
  • Luke and Yuko Sato
  • Gary Setnik, MD
  • Andrew Shin, JD, MPH
  • Judith S. Siegel
  • Stephen and Barrie Silk
  • Mel and Harriet Warshaw
  • Lucy Watson-Baker and Deborah Jackson
  • Christine Whelan
  • Joseph White
  • Susan Whitehead


  • Bradley Arrick, MD, PhD
  • John F. Barry and Ellen R. Kelly Barry
  • Lucy Bartholomay and Edward Reiss
  • Earl and Ellen Baucom
  • Kevin Beam
  • John and Molly Beard
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Bello
  • Dr. Harris A. Berman and Ruth Nemzoff
  • Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
  • James Biggins
  • Rick Boyte, MD
  • Alexander Bradford
  • Heidi Brown and Richard Moche
  • Tom and Lisa Cahill
  • Michael Carson
  • Richard Chaisson, MD, and Judith Harding
  • Jennifer Childs-Roshak, MD, MBA, and Phillip Roshak
  • Liane Clamen Glazer, MD
  • Sharon Cload
  • Matthew and Donna Conley
  • David Coppola
  • Gerard and Diane Coste
  • Mary Tess Crotty, MA
  • Tom Daccord
  • Joan DaVanzo, PhD, MSW, and Allen Dobson, PhD
  • David Dreher
  • Jay S. Duker and Julie Starr-Duker
  • Jim and Karen Durham
  • Joan Eagan, MD
  • David and Elisabeth Ebb
  • Juliette Fay
  • John R. Fernandez
  • John and Maggie Fieldsteel
  • Lawrence and Jacqueline Fiore
  • Alexander and Karla Fleming
  • John and Nancy Fogarty
  • Rohn Friedman
  • Bradford and Pamela Gardner
  • Jody and David Gastfriend
  • Andrew Gillies, MD, and Catherine Cahners
  • Steven and Liz Goldstone
  • Gary and Sharyn Greenstein
  • Rita Gylys
  • Barton and Ilse Haag
  • Waleed and Beth Hassanein
  • Chris Heckman
  • Kathy and Jim Heffernan
  • Scott and Leslie Hefter
  • Marcia Hertz
  • Dr. Richard S. Irwin
  • Paul Jodka, MD
  • Susan M. Kenyon
  • Mary Kraft, MD
  • Jonathan and Janet Kravetz
  • Mary Kay Leonard and Richard Valachovic
  • Thom Mahoney
  • Katherine Marcot
  • Sarah May Johnston
  • John P. Maxwell
  • Susan Mirsky
  • Daria Niewenhous and Michael Rickley
  • Suzanne Peterson
  • Mary and Gary Pforzheimer
  • Miriam Pinon, DNP
  • Scott Pomeroy and Marie Stewart
  • Philip and Nancy Reilly
  • Kerry K. Reinertsen-Crabbé and Emmanuel F. Crabbé
  • Dorothy Renaghan and Anthony Santangelo
  • William D. Richey
  • Peter and Barbara Roberts
  • Peter and Rosemary Robinson
  • Benjamin M. Romney, MD
  • Larry G. Rosenberg, PhD
  • Richard and Ellie Scherr
  • Audrey Sefakis, RN, BSN
  • Thomas Senecal
  • Jill and Donald Shulman
  • Terry Stancin, PhD, ABPP, and Michael Spetrino
  • Sandy Starr and Raine Figueroa
  • Henry A. Sullivan
  • Kristopher Tedeschi
  • Dr. Samuel and Paula Thier
  • Susan W. Tofias
  • Edward and Louise Tsoi
  • John Unni
  • Steve Walsh
  • Betsy Weaver and Leonard Rappaport, MD
  • Jennifer Weber and Laurence Bailen
  • Jo and Henry Wellins
  • Jeffrey M. Winokur and Martha Heller-Winokur
  • Ashley B. Yeats, MD, FACEP
  • Eve F. Youngerman
  • John K. Zawacki, MD


National Business Members

Chairman Circle


Executive Circle

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts General Hospital

Leader Circle

  • American Hospital Association
  • Benchmark Senior Living
  • Genesis HealthCare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Integro Insurance Brokers
  • MedPro Group
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Partners HealthCare
  • Tufts Health Plan


  • Community Foundation of East Central Illinois
    In honor of Gloria Valenti
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC

$50,000 - $99,999

  • Takeda Oncology
  • The Leir Foundation, Inc

$25,000 - $49,999

  • CVS Health
  • Union Square Fund at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston

$10,000 - $24,999

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CNA Insurance
  • Coverys
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Miss Wallace Minot Leonard Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

  • Adler, Cohen, Harvey, Wakeman & Guekguezian LLP
  • Baystate Health
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Beaumont Financial Partners
  • Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston Financial Management
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • CareGroup
  • Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
  • The Colony Group LLC
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Emerson Hospital
  • Exeter Hospital
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
  • Foley Hoag
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Freedman HealthCare, LLC
  • Hamel Marcin Dunn Reardon & Shea, PC
  • Kingfisher Talent
  • Lahey Health System
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Massachusetts Medical Society
  • MassBio
  • MERGE Boston
  • Middleton & Company, Inc.
  • Murphy & Riley, PC
  • New England Baptist Hospital
  • Pierce & Mandell, PC
  • Rasky Partners
  • Reliable Respiratory
  • Sloane and Walsh LLP
  • South Shore Health System
  • Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers
  • Thermo Fisher
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • Tufts University
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Walsh Brothers
  • Wellforce
  • Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
  • Witt/Kieffer
  • WS Development Associates LLC & WS Asset Management, Inc.


  • AllWays Health Partners
  • Atrius Health
  • Barrett & Singal, PC
  • Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital – Milton
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Dept. of Nursing & Patient Care
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Conquer Cancer Coalition of Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Cooley Dickinson Hospital
  • Cosette Charitable Fund
  • Denterlein
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Health Law Advocates Inc.
  • Hebrew SeniorLife
  • Ironshore
  • Isaacson Miller
  • JLT Re
  • Lifespan
  • Martha's Vineyard Hospital
  • MassMutual
  • McDermott, Quilty & Miller LLP
  • MetroHealth Medical Center
  • MGH Department of Pediatrics
  • MGH Department of Psychiatry
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • MGH Nursing and Patient Care Services
  • Mount Auburn Hospital
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • The North Shore Medical Center
  • Physicians for Prevention
  • RPS Healthcare
  • Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven
  • Southern New Hampshire Health
  • Steward Health Care System
  • Trideo
  • University of Alabama UAB Hospital
  • Wells Fargo Advisors
  • York Hospital


  • Chung Sing Corporation
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • GE Foundation
  • Goganian & Associates, PC
  • Institute for Human Caring at Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Risk Strategies Companies
  • Willis Towers Watson

In Memoriam

  • Shirley S. Averell
    Norman and Adelle Zimbel
  • Bunny Ben-Ari
    Danit Ben-Ari
  • Pam Cousland
    Elizabeth Bryant
  • John F. Crigler, Jr., MD
    Sarah B. Pasternack, PhD
  • Michael DiPersio
    Joe and Donna DiPersio
  • Daniel R. Doherty II
    Regina F. Doherty, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, FNAP
  • Audrey Tak Chong Eng
    Michael and Frances Goldbergv
  • Lucy Farulla
    Jeanne Farulla
  • Kevin J. Forster
    Christine and Al Rocco
  • Robert E. Gordon
    Robert and Deborah Litt
  • James L. Green
    Barbara R. Green
  • Jerome S. Hertz
    Ruth L. Hertz
  • Beldon Idelson
    Marianne Lille
  • Howard F. Kenney, III
    Ali Walsh, CFP
  • John F. Kilduff
    John J. Ready, Jr.
  • Joseph Kowit
    Betsy Frauenthal and David Kirshner
  • Charles Lazarus
    Ellen R. Cohen and Daniel Haber
  • Sylvia L. Levine
    Norman and Adelle Zimbel
  • Lloyd H. Mehlman
    Barbara R. Green
  • Christian Minard
    Ruth Kilduff, RN, and Jay Carrigan
  • John Moffit
    Rick Boyte, MD
  • Laurie S. Naparstek, EdD
    Jay and Ellen Naparstek
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • Janet L. Ready
    John J. Ready, Jr.
  • Martha Rogovin
    Barbara R. Green
  • Carol L. Schwartz
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • Kenneth B. Schwartz
    Dr. David H. Ingbar and Dr. Mary E. Meighan
    Thomas and Susana Kahn
    Robert and Deborah Litt
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • William B. Schwartz, MD
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • Ruth Shane
    Gail Smith
  • Betty Smith
    Gail Smith
  • Neil E. Waisnor
    Baiba Berza
  • John Winterhalter
    Joyce Eisenberg
  • Craig Yandow
    Michael and Frances Goldberg

In Honor

  • William Bennett
    Larry G. Rosenberg, PhD
  • Lesley Birenbaum
    Norman and Joyce Spector
  • Ellen R. Cohen
    Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
    The Bresky Foundation
    David and Elisabeth Ebb
    Brett and Abby Gordon
    Thomas and Susana Kahn
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
    Marla and Cliff Robinson
    Stephen and Barrie Silk
  • Patrick Downes, PsyD
    Vaughn Hyder
    Peter and Laurie Slavin
  • Andrew Dreyfus
    Dana and Alan Safran
  • Jon DuBois, MD
    Scott and Leslie Hefter
    Beth Landman
  • Mark Feuer
    Jeffrey E. Froelich
  • Betsy P. Frawley
    Cynthia Hamilton
  • Matthew Herndon
    Margaret Murray
  • Scott Howard and Lea Wierzbicki
    Marie and John Dacey
  • Ruth Kilduff, RN
    Sandra Banyard and Philip Stevens
    Robert Clemo
    John J. Ready, Jr.
  • Jeffrey L. Kraines, MD, and Linda Kaplan
    B. Minde Kornfeld
  • James M. Litton
    Paul Demakis
    Cynthia Hamilton
  • Beth A. Lown, MD
    Naomi and Milton Lown
  • Martin Marro
    Lisa Philip, LCSW, MPH
  • Tressa R. Miller Schwartz
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • Eric Schwartz, MD, and Gayle Tillman, MD
    Joseph and Margaret Newhouse
  • Marjorie Stanzler
    Joan Feinberg Berns, PhD
    The Bresky Foundation
  • Tony and Kathy Starr
    Jim and Karen Durham
  • Myles Walsh
    Steve Walsh
  • Hugh Watts, MD
    Michael and Frances Goldberg
  • Amir Zamani
    McKinsey & Company

To view the full list of caregivers recognized by our Honor Your Caregiver program in 2018, please visit the National Compassionate Caregiver Honor Roll.
If you would like to honor your caregiver, or all caregivers who exhibit compassion for their patients, please visit giving.theschwartzcenter.org

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