We partner with a diverse set of organizations that are committed to advancing compassionate care in various settings throughout the health care system.  Collaborating with these organizations better enables us to deepen our understanding of compassionate, collaborative care and to develop innovative initiatives for healthcare organizations, leaders and caregivers and patients/families.

In 2016, the Greater New York Hospital Association entered into a collaboration with the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare to promote and our mission. Forty-seven GNYHA members have implemented Schwartz Rounds, including 18 institutions that became Schwartz Center members as a result of the GNYHA-Schwartz Center collaboration.

The Point of Care Foundation is an independent charity dedicated to improving patients’ experience of care and increasing support for the staff who work with them. We provide evidence and resources to support health and care staff in the difficult work of caring for patients. We believe a truly patient-centered approach–focused on listening, understanding and responding to the needs of the whole individual–is essential to the delivery of the best possible quality of care.



The DAISY Foundation is a public foundation serving the nursing profession through recognition programs as well as grants for nursing research and evidence based practice. DAISY’s programs are highly respected by the nursing profession as providing unique, meaningful, and impactful recognition that benefits nurses and the organizations that they work in. More than 2800 healthcare organizations in 18 countries are committed to honoring their nurses with The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses. To date, some 1,000,000 nurses have been nominated by their patients, families, and colleagues, and over 100,000 awards have been granted. We share DAISY’s commitment to the importance of recognition of compassion in the delivery of care.




PatientsLikeMe® is a patient network that improves lives and a real-time research platform that advances medicine. Through the network, patients connect with others who have the same disease or condition and track and share their own experiences. In the process, they generate data about the real-world nature of disease that help researchers, pharmaceutical companies, regulators, providers, and nonprofits develop more effective products, services and care. With more that 300,000 members, PatientsLikeMe is a trusted source for real-world disease information and a clinically robust resource that has published more than 50 peer-reviewed research studies.






The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, established in 1988, is a not-for-profit charity dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare by enhancing the healthcare professional-patient relationship. It works with healthcare professionals in training and in practice to instill a culture of respect, dignity and compassion for patients and professionals. It encourages the development of physicians and other healthcare professionals who combine the high tech skills of cutting-edge medical science with the high touch skills of communication, empathy and compassion.