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The Center for Resiliency receives the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare’s 2020 Corman IMPACT Honors Award given to innovative member programs advancing compassion and teamwork.

The Corman IMPACT Honors celebrates Schwartz Center healthcare members who are making a transformational impact by creating programs or initiatives that promote compassionate, collaborative care within their organization or system.


Check out Krista Gregory’s interview with Beth Lown, MD, Chief Medical Officer of the Schwartz Center, as she describes the inception of the Center for Resiliency.


Read our articles published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology;

the Journal of Pediatric Nursing; Psychology, Medicine and Health; Qualitative Social Work; and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Neff, K.D., Knox, M., Long, P., & Gregory, K. (2020). Caring for others without losing yourself: An adaptation of the Mindful Self-Compassion program for healthcare communities. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76, 1543–1562.

Franco, P.L, & Christie, L.M. (2021). Effectiveness of a one-day self-compassion training for pediatric nurses’ resilience. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 61, 109-114.

Knox, M.C., & Franco, P.L. (2022). Acceptability and feasibility of an online version of the Self-Compassion for Healthcare Communities program. Psychology, Health, and Medicine, 30, 1-11.

Franco, P. L., Knox, M. C., Gulbas, L. E., & Gregory, K. (2022). Learning self-compassion through social connection at work: The experiences of healthcare professionals in a 6-week intervention. Qualitative Social Work, 1-18.

Deutsch, A., Johnson, A., Sargent, C., Gregory, K., & Ring, D. (2023). Maintaining Joy in Orthopaedic Practice. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, DOI: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-23-00058

Cain Foundation-Seton-Dell Medical School Endowment for Collaborative Research.

Title: Developing and Maintaining Resiliency for Workplace Stress and Burnout Among Healthcare Workers

Funding Period: 6/1/2022 – 5/31/2024

Phoebe Franco, Center for Resiliency at Dell Children’s Medical Center

Justin Benzer, University of Texas Dell Medical School

Grant Amount: $30,000



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