The field of medicine often acknowledges scientific and technical expertise while overlooking the art of relationship-centered and compassionate care. The Gold Foundation understands that in order to be a complete doctor, both science and humanism must be fostered.  Our awards seek to elevate those humanistic qualities essential to good doctoring: integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy and service.

Our awards recognize and celebrate the integrity, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy and service that must be combined with clinical excellence to provide optimal patient care. Our awards are given to doctors at all levels of training: