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Gold Foundation Programs

The Gold - Hope Tang, MD 2014 Humanism in Medicine Essay Contest

GME Program on Hidden Curriculum

Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators

Gold DOC

Gold Humanism Honor Society

Gold Professorships

Grant Requests from Medical Community

Home Visit Program

Humanism & Ethics Night

Picker Gold Challenge Grants for Residency Training

Residency Ritual – Oath Creation Pilot Program

Student Clinician’s Ceremony

Student Summer Fellowships

White Coat Ceremony

Gold Professorships

The next round of the Arnold P. Gold Professorship program will available in 2015. For the 2013 instructions and eligibility requirements, please refer to the RFA and instruction packet.

Meet Our Current Professors


The purpose of The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Professorship Program (“Gold Professorships”) is to promote the importance of humanistic medicine and the values of professionalism in medical education. The goal of the award is to honor and support faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level who embody these attributes through clinical practice, teaching, and scholarship including research and curriculum development. The Gold Foundation defines the attributes of a humanistic doctor as one who demonstrates respect for a patient’s concerns and values and provides compassionate consideration and care for a patient’s physical and emotional well-being.

The Gold Professorships are designed:

1. To recognize the critical importance that role model faculty plays in the training and education of future humanistic doctors

2. To protect time for faculty to teach and mentor their trainees and to advance research and/or projects related to fostering humanistic patient care

3. To support innovative programs, projects or research that both advocate and institutionalize the mission of the Gold Foundation, thereby promoting humanistic medicine at institutional, national, and international levels

4. To facilitate the professional development and career of academic leaders for humanism in medicine, and advocate for humanistic patient care and mentorship in academic medical centers; as well as to develop ways to sustain the work of the professorships following their completion

5. To award recipients $50,000 per year for a three year period

Awards may be used for a variety of activities, projects or research including but not limited to curriculum development, program development, and transforming institutional culture toward a more humanistic learning environment.




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