June 12, 2019


In this episode of Critical Matters, we discuss “Compassionomics” with Dr. Stephen Trzceciak. Dr. Trzeciak is a practicing intensivist and prolific researcher. His research interests have focused recently on the hypothesis that compassion matters for patients, for healthcare outcomes, and for providers. Compassionomics is the revolutionary field of science focusing on caring, and the impact compassion has on healthcare.

Additional Resources:

How 40 Seconds of Compassion Could Save a Life: https://youtu.be/elW69hyPUuI
Compassionomics: Hypothesis and experimental approach: http://compassionomics.net

Article Mentioned in This Episode:

A Patient’s Story: http://www.theschwartzcenter.org/media/patient_story.pdf