Compassionate Health Technology:
People and Projects

See how our funding recipients are making a difference

Funding recipients and featured projects

We fund projects that improve the delivery of compassionate care and build healthcare's future leaders.


Understanding AI implications for stigma and compassion in mental health and addiction


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Equity

Daniel seeks to identify whether the presence of AI language related to mental health and addiction influences clinicians’ levels of stigma, empathy, and compassion.

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Exploring the impact of genomics and AI on health equity and compassionate care in oncology


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Artificial intelligence

Ben is examining potential disparities arising from the application of genomics and machine learning to predict clinical outcomes.

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Understanding the emerging intersection between digitally-enabled and compassionate care.


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Digital health
  • Patient data
  • Person-centered care

Laura is exploring how digital care influences interactions in primary care and how we can leverage technology to amplify compassion.

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Developing tools to assist people with cognitive decline benefit from home monitoring technologies


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Person-centered care
  • Wearable technology

Dorothy will work to ensure people with Mild Cognitive Impairment benefit from monitoring technology and can remain safely in their homes.

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Developing an AI enabled program that codes parent-infant interaction quality


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Person-centered care

Lyndsay will develop an AI enabled program to rapidly code interactions so clinicians can provide feedback aimed at improving parent-child interactions.

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Developing teaching approaches to support compassionate virtual care


Award: 2020 Compassion and Technology Fellow

Themes:

  • Medical education and curricula
  • Person-centered care
  • Provider wellness/resilience

Stella is creating materials for health professions teachers to support their ability to foster compassion and equity during virtual care teaching.

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