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COMPASSION EDUCATION

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Extended Deadline: Call for Dignity Health-CCARE Fellowship Proposals

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Call for Proposals: The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks an applied science researcher to focus on conducting research related to compassion and healthcare. The ideal researcher will focus on patient care outcomes as they are impacted by the expression of compassion in the healthcare setting. Additional research related …

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The Healing Power of Kindness

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We’ve all heard the old adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what about a smile? An extensive scientific literature review sponsored by Dignity Health and conducted by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University reveals a growing body of scientific evidence that indicates kindness holds the power to heal. We now know that …

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Call for Dignity Health-CCARE Fellowship Proposals

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Call for Proposals: The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at the Stanford University School of Medicine seeks an applied science researcher to focus on conducting research related to compassion and healthcare. The ideal researcher will focus on patient care outcomes as they are impacted by the expression of compassion in the healthcare setting. Additional research related …

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Can Meditation Promote Altruism?

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Written by Hooria Jazaieri   Mindfulness, or the moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, emotions, and environment, has been associated with a host of benefits, including reduced stress, greater positive emotions, and a healthier body image. Recently, however, research has begun to explore how practicing mindfulness might improve the ways we treat other people. A recent study, published in the journal Mindfulness, zeroes in on …

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