The Healing Power of Compassion with “Patient Lee”

Listen to “The Healing Power of Compassion with “Patient Lee”” on Spreaker.

We welcome Lee Tomlinson, the author of Compassion Heals: From Self-care to Healthcare. He’s also affectionately known as Patient Lee from his TED Talk, where he wowed his audience with more than showing up in a patient gown.

He’d be the first to tell you he led a charmed life until his world crashed around him when his doctors discovered Stage 3+ throat cancer. Lee will share with us:
• What inspired him to create “The C.A.R.E. Effect Movement
• How does trauma is the result when treatment is lacking in compassion
• What is compassion, and why is it a powerful change agent
• The life-saving benefits of giving others compassionate care
Plus more…

More About Lee: After a lifetime of extraordinary experiences as a highly successful entrepreneur and long-term customer service expert, Lee Tomlinson faced a battle with Stage 3+ throat cancer. His journey through cancer and encounters with compassion-less care led him to severe depression and thoughts of suicide. It opened his eyes to the life-saving benefits of compassionate care.

Fortunately, a deeply kind and caring physician renewed Lee’s will to live and inspired him to create “The C.A.R.E. Effect Movement.” Now a man on a mission, Lee has discovered his true life’s purpose: to inspire, motivate and challenge medical professionals to provide nothing less than their most compassionate care for their patients, colleagues, hospitals, and most importantly—themselves. Learn more about Lee and the C.A.R.E. Effect Movement at

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