The Annual Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Healthcare Dinner

Join us at the 2024 Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Healthcare Dinner on October 29, 2024 at the Fairmont Copley Hotel in Boston.

This year, we will present our 25th National Compassionate Caregivers of the Year® Award and honor the 2024 award recipients for their inspiring acts of compassion.

Our in-person annual dinner raises vital funding for programs to support healthcare workers, so that they can provide compassionate care to patients and families. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends, family and professional colleagues to Boston’s premier healthcare event celebrating the extraordinary relationship between patients and their providers. Registration details will be available soon.


Save the date!

October 29, 2024
Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston
138 St James Ave, Boston, MA 02116
National Business Members
Chairman Circle
Massachusetts General Hospital  
Executive Circle
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Marsh McLennan

Leader Circle

Bank of America
Benchmark Senior Living
MedPro Group
Dinner Chairs

Kevin B. Churchwell, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital
Brent L. Henry, Member, Mintz 
Thomas H. Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey

Event Committee

Ellen Cohen, MSW, Founder, Schwartz Center Board
Wendy Cohen, LICSW
Robert Coughlin, Managing Director, JLL
Ethan Crain, Managing Director, Northeast Health Practice Leader, Marsh McLennan
Mishele and Robert Fields, Executive Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Beth Israel Lahey Health 
Betsy Pingree Frawley and James M. Litton
Cain Hayes, CEO of Point32
Elizabeth Maringer and Jay Shiland, Partner, MTS Health Partners LP
Sharon McNally, President, Camp Harbor View Foundation; Chief of Staff, Connors Family Office
Ann Muschett and Michael Blau, Former Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Kendalle Burlin O’Connell, Esq., Chief Executive Officer & President, MassBio
Christopher D. Palmieri, President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth Care Alliance
Mark Reynolds, President, CRICO
Peter Slavin, MD, Operating Partner, Advent International and Former President, Massachusetts General Hospital
Colette and Daniel Stanzler, Portfolio Manager, Beaumont Financial Partners, LLC
Marjorie and Paul Stanzler
Elizabeth Vernaglia, PhD and Lawrence Vernaglia, Partner, Foley and Lardner LLP
Peter and Ellen Zane

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