Dr. Robin Youngson
Co-Founder, Hearts in Healthcare

Dr Robin Youngson is an anesthesiologist in New Zealand, internationally renowned for his work on compassion in healthcare. A founding member of the national Quality Improvement Committee in New Zealand, Robin was the NZ representative on the WHO International Steering Committee for Patient Safety Solutions. Current positions include: Honorary Senior Lecturer at Auckland University; Editorial Board of the Journal of Compassionate Healthcare; Global Compassion Council of the international Charter for Compassion. Robin is the author of the acclaimed book “TIME TO CARE – How to love your patients and your job”.

In 2016, Robin was given the Chair’s Award by the New Zealand Medical Association – the highest honor for outstanding contribution to the health of New Zealand.

Robin and Meredith Youngson are the Co-Founders of Hearts in Healthcare. Their work has taken them to 15 countries around the world.