Andreas Samoutis is a medical student at UCL. Since 2017, he has participated in the transmission of Courses given by the IICC and published a paper about the importance of Compassion in medicine, answering the question if compassion can be taught. He is also the first Editor and co-author of The IICC’s book publication “The Art and Science of Compassionate Care”. As an active and passionate member of this Institution he has gained insight into the importance of communication skills, emotional intelligence and active listening in a holistic patient centered treatment of patients. His involvement in regenerative medicine research, and health policy have given him valuable experience in the continuously changing world of research. You can find more about his work at andreassamoutis.com. Andreas is fully dedicated in supporting the Institute’s mission and supporting the expansion of the global movement of a more patient centred compassionate care.