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Culture of Empathy Builder:  Richard Levin

 

Richard Levin & Edwin Rutsch: How to Build a Culture of Empathy in Healthcare

Richard Levin is an internationally recognized physician scientist, scholar, cardiologist and educator. He is also the President and CEO of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The Gold Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering humanism in medicine.  "It encourages the development of physicians who combine the high tech skills of cutting-edge medical science with the high touch skills of communication, empathy and compassion."

The organization says that, "As the nature of doctor-patient relationship changes, compassion and empathy are essential." The Foundation fosters the development of empathy in healthcare thought a variety of ways and initiatives, such as,  lectures, conferences, physician networking, grants, fostering scientific research, award ceremonies, a website, etc.
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Richard Levin & Edwin Rutsch: How to Build a Culture of Empathy in Healthcare

 
 

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9/5/2012 - As Nature of Doctor- Patient Relationships Changes, Compassion and Empathy are Essential
After an extensive search, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (http://Humanism-In-Medicine.org) announced today that Dr. Richard I. Levin, has been selected as the first external President and CEO of the Gold Foundation. An internationally recognized physician scientist, scholar, cardiologist and educator, Dr. Levin has a remarkable range of experience leading academic medical institutions in the joint missions of education, research, patient care and advocacy, and voluntary health organizations in program and philanthropic development.