Dr. Stephen Trzeciak

This Week on The Health Hub…‘Compassionomics’: Science Proves that Caring Does Matter with Dr. Stephen Trzeciak

Dr. Stephen Trzeciak is a physician scientist, Chief of Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, and Professor and Chair of Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, New Jersey.  Dr. Trzeciak is a practicing intensivist (specialist in intensive care medicine), and a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded clinical researcher with more than 100 publications in the scientific literature, primarily in the field of resuscitation science.  Dr. Trzeciak’s publications have been featured in prominent medical journals, such as: Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Circulation, and The New England Journal of Medicine.  His scientific program has been supported by research grants from the American Heart Association, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, with Dr. Trzeciak serving in the role of Principal Investigator.   Currently, Dr. Trzeciak’s research is focused on a new field called “Compassionomics”, in which he is studying the scientific effects of compassion on patients, patient care, and those who care for patients.  He is an author of the best-selling book: Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring Makes a Difference.  For this work, he was awarded the 2019 Influencers of Healthcare Award by The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Dr. Trzeciak also serves as a member of the Global Compassion Council for the non-profit organization Charter for Compassion.  Broadly, Dr. Trzeciak’s mission is to make health care more compassionate through science.   Dr. Trzeciak is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame.  He earned his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Master’s of Public Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and his fellowship in critical care medicine at Rush University Medical Center.  He is board certified in internal medicine, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, and neurocritical care.


Learning Points:

  • What is Compassionomics?
  • Why is it important in healthcare?
  • Can compassion be a part of a Western healthcare system?

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