The Arnold P. Gold Foundation champions the human connection in healthcare. We engage schools and their students, health systems, companies, and individual clinicians in the joy and meaning of humanistic healthcare, so that patients and their families can be partners in collaborative, compassionate and scientifically excellent care.
25 years of the White Coat Ceremony
The White Coat Ceremony began at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons in 1993. This video by Columbia honors the White Coat Ceremony’s 25th anniversary and shares the role of our co-founder, Dr. Arnold Gold.
50 nursing schools selected for White Coat Ceremony
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that 50 schools of nursing across the nation were selected to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies for incoming nursing students this fall.Read More ...
Announcing the 2018 winning essays
Congratulations to the winners of the Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest. Antoinette Esce, right, a medical student at University of Rochester, and Ashley Edgar, far right, a nursing student at University of Texas Medical Branch, took the top honors.Read More ...