Gold Humanism Summit

The annual Gold Humanism Summit convenes doctors, nurses, students, patients, families, corporate leaders, social workers, pharmacists, physician assistants, and others working in healthcare to forge new relationships, find community, and share practical strategies on how to make healthcare more human. This unique event brings changemakers together, fostering creativity and inspiring action. Explore our past convenings below and stay tuned for details on the 2025 Gold Humanism Summit! For updates, sign up for our newsletters.

The 2024 Gold Humanism Summit: The Person in Front of You featured dynamic speakers, insightful sessions and discussions, a surprise marching band, interactive drumming, Art Gallery and Silent Art Auction, Poster Hall, Hackathon, and much more.
The 2022 Healing the Heart of Healthcare Conference drew hundreds of healthcare professionals and students from around the world to a virtual gathering for moving discussions on the state of compassion in medicine and urgent lessons for the future. Explore the 2022 Virtual Art Gallery.
The 2021 Humanism & Healing: Structural Racism and its Impact on Medicine Conference was held virtually. We are delighted to share with you a selection of panels, keynote addresses, and other sessions, plus 50+ posters, and a sampling of the Art Gallery from that amazing event.
The Gold Foundation held its inaugural Gold Humanism Summit at the Planetree International Conference on Patient-Centered Care in Orlando, Florida in 2019. The four-day event included a Pre-conference Symposium where Gold grantees shared their work and incredible presentations on the direct impact of humanism in healthcare, best practice strategies to infuse humanism in care settings, and inspirational representations of the advocacy work that is happening every day.