Compassion and the Patient Experience
Moderator: Monica Worline, PhD
Robin Youngson, MD, Happiness in Healthcare
Bridget Duffy, MD, Humanizing the Healthcare Experience
Heather Walker, MSN, RN, CHSE, Developing Compassionate and Skilled Healthcare Professionals – A Standardized Patient Approach
Joan Forte Scott, MBA, RN, NE-BC, Partnership with Patients and Families in Health
The Compassion and Healthcare conference is held by Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education in partnership with Dignity Health to explore and advance our understanding of the impact of compassion on patient care and demonstrate empiric evidence of its benefits. Additionally, the conference strives to help improve healthcare provider resilience and decrease stress while improving patient outcomes and satisfaction.