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Advancing the art and science of compassion

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Compassion for All

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Compassion is important to everyone in healthcare. However, research concludes that compassion is becoming endangered due to mounting pressures and technological advancements. The Compassion Research Lab is committed to putting compassion back where it belongs, at the heart of healthcare.

Whether you are a member of the public looking to enhance compassion in your everyday life, a healthcare provider expanding your scope of practice, a health system leader developing programs and policies, or a researcher investigating ways to transform the system – the Compassion Research Lab has everything you need to get started.

Expand your Heart
and Mind

Cultivate your understanding and capacity for compassion.



Evidence informed resources to enhance the practice of compassion.


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Learn about the science and research powering our work.


Compassion Essentials

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Learn what compassion is, why it matters, and how the Compassion Research Lab can help you transform the healthcare system from the inside out. Grow your understanding of how compassion can improve your day-to-day life, as well as make the world a better place for everyone.

How compassion strengthens health care

Learn more from our own Dr. Shane Sinclair.
Founder and Director of the Compassion Research Lab

Enhance Personal and Professional Wellness

Fight fatigue, lower occupational stress, and increase workplace wellbeing.

Expand Self Knowledge and Scope of Practice

Develop a comprehensive understanding of compassion, and advance practice.

Improve the Lives and Wellbeing of Others

Optimize patient experience, satisfaction, quality of life, and healthcare outcomes.

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The Sinclair Compassion Questionnaire (SCQ)

The most valid and reliable patient reported compassion scale in the world that measures patients experiences of compassion in healthcare

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The Compassion Measure

More compassion, better care. Stronger patient outcomes. Learn more about the new gold standard in measuring compassion developed by the Compassion Research Lab.

Visit the Compassion Measure website