Friends and Affiliates

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The Center for Compassion & Global Health is honored to be affiliated with talented individuals and organizations who support cultivating compassion in the world.  Some of our partners are global health specific, while others cover a wide range of interests.  All are passionate about making the world a better place through engaged compassion.

George Washington Institute of Spirituality and Health (GWish), Washington, DC
GWish is working toward a more compassionate system of healthcare by restoring the heart and humanity of medicine through research, education and policy work focused on bringing increased attention to the spiritual needs of patients, families and healthcare professionals.

Interfaith Health Program (IHP) at Emory University, Atlanta, GA
IHP believes that religion is a significant social force that affects health beliefs, behaviors, practices, and policies.  Our work endeavors to identify the effects of religion on the social-structural factors that contribute to health disparities and poor health outcomes for some communities.  Using that knowledge, we then seek to create or strengthen partnerships faith-based and public health programs by identifying shared commitments and priorities across the two fields.

Center for Engaged Compassion (CEC), Claremont Lincoln University, CA
CEC teaches people how to form lives of wise, skillful, active compassion for the repair of the world.  It has developed unique processes of “engaged compassion” that transform the desire to help others into practical actions that repair the world.

HealthCare Chaplaincy Network is a national healthcare nonprofit organization that offers ‒ regardless of religion or beliefs ‒ spiritual-related information and resources, and professional chaplaincy services in hospitals, other healthcare settings, and online.

Upaya Zen Center, Sante Fe, NM
Upaya is a Zen Buddhist practice and educational center dedicated to the development of the relationship between traditional Buddhism and compassionate engagement with our world.

Richard Stanley Productions, Oxford, UK
Richard Stanley Productions is an award winning television production company with extensive experience in producing programs and video material on health, environmental and development issues.

David Foster Images, Atlanta, GA
David’s photographs are character studies of botanicals, insects and water that offer viewers healthy respite from the angst of the past or worry about the future. Viewers are uplifted “in the moment,” to be touched by beauty, wonder and joy. His photos are featured throughout our website.