How are you?
A typical patient visit lasts 15 minutes, with only a small fraction of that time spent on empathy and reassurance.
That’s enough time to ask the question, but is it really enough time to hear the answer?
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s overarching goal is to create the Gold Standard in Healthcare—compassionate, collaborative and scientifically excellent care—to support clinicians throughout their careers, so the humanistic passion that motivates them at the beginning of their education is sustained throughout their practice.
The Epidemic of Physician Burnout
Physician burnout is on the rise, and now affects more than half of U.S. doctors. The epidemic has far-reaching consequences.chevron_right Read More
Help Us Raise Awareness about Physician Burnout
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is joining the movement to raise awareness about suicide prevention and physician burnout.chevron_right Read More
In the AAMCNews: Why Humanism is Increasingly Important
In an important Viewpoint piece, Dr. Richard Levin, President and CEO of the Gold Foundation, gives voice to the urgency of humanism: "These tumultuous times require change, and the Gold Foundation is evolving quickly and broadly to help medical schools and teaching hospitals meet the rising need for more attention to humanism."chevron_right Read More