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.
Register now for the Gold Humanism Summit
Join us for an inspiring conference this fall! Registration is now open for the 2019 Gold Humanism Summit at Planetree’s International Conference on Person-Centered Care, Oct. 28-30 at Orlando, Florida. GHHS members and MTL grantees are invited to a special pre-conference symposium Oct. 27-28. Healthcare executives may attend an exclusive Gold Executive Leadership Track on Oct. 30, with an opening reception Oct. 29.Learn more ...
2019 National Humanism in Medicine Medal honorees
On June 13, at our 2019 Golden Thread Gala, we celebrated the 2019 recipients of the National Humanism in Medicine Medal:
- Elaine Adler, entrepreneur, community activist and internationally recognized patient advocate
- Anna Quindlen, bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and social critic
- Dr. George Thibault, eminent professor, physician and leader in medical education
We are grateful to our many supporters who make our work possible and sustain our mission of keeping healthcare human. Click for the full list, and thank you!Read more ...
Dr. Hanna-Attisha named the first Vilcek-Gold Award winner
The Vilcek and Arnold P. Gold Foundations are pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanim in Healthcare – Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, pediatrician and public health advocate who exposed the Flint water crisis. This new award honors a foreign-born individual for their extraordinary impact on humanism in healthcare in the United States.Read more ...