The Arnold P. Gold Foundation infuses the human connection into healthcare. We engage schools, health systems, companies, and individual clinicians in the joy and meaning of humanistic healthcare, so that they have the strength and knowledge to ensure patients and families are partners in collaborative, compassionate, and scientifically excellent care.
Humanism and Healing: Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine
Gold Humanism Honor Society announces its 2020 National Initiative, which encourages members to use their leadership roles to start or extend conversations about racism and its impact on medicine/healthcare in their local communities and beyond, to create space for grieving, processing, and bearing witness around this topic, or to take action in one of many powerful ways that humanism can begin to heal.Learn more ...
Listen to our new podcast, The Gold Connection
The first episode of The Gold Connection: A GHHS Podcast is up! It features a conversation with four representatives of the Gold Humanism Honor Society discussing the 2020 National Initiative. Listen on Spotify, Anchor, or through our podcast page.Learn more & listen here ...
Announcing the 2020 Essay Contest winners
Congratulations to these 3 nursing students and 3 medical students for their moving essays on the human connection in healthcare! Many thanks to all who entered. We received so many compelling stories — more than 300 essays in all.Read more ...
Jeffrey Silver Humanism in Healthcare Research Roundup – July 2020
Dr. Vivek Murthy: The power of human connection
17 Gold Student Summer Fellows to support patients who are particularly vulnerable in COVID crisis
Joint Gold-Planetree statement on preserving family presence during pandemics
New Humanism in Health and Healthcare online course available for free at NextGenU.org
Reactivated PPE Portrait Project strengthens human connections in the COVID-19 crisis
Q&A with professors of Humanism in Health & Healthcare course live cohort
2020 Summer Reading for Compassionate Clinicians
Led by medical students, Faces of the Frontline project shares stories of clinicians caring in the COVID-19 crisis