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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Schwartz Center Compassion Scholars Program

Theme: Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital, The Schwartz Center

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $33,450

Grant Awarded: March 2017

Principal Investigator: Beth Lown, MD; Kathy McGuinn, MSN,RN,CPHQ; Andrew Shin, JD, MPH

This award supports the Compassion Scholars Program, a joint program of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, for medical and nursing students to learn about the positive impact of compassion on patients and their families, caregivers, teams, and organizations in enhancing health, resilience, and wellbeing.