Burnout occurs when we feel the demands on us exceed our resources for dealing with them.

Give your nurses resources this Nurses Week 2024.

Host an unforgettable event that is overflowing with gratitude and appreciation to help retain and re-energize staff.

  • Without a doubt, Marcus is one of the best speakers in the area of healthcare that I have ever heard. I recommend him to anyone looking for a speaker who can inspire new healthcare professionals, seasoned health professionals, or anyone facing adversity (and that would be all of us!).

    Norma Stephens Hannigan, DNP, MPH, FNP-BC, DCC, FAANP Clinical Professor of Nursing Columbia University School of Nursing New York

Compassionate presence is the cornerstone of caregiving.

  • Honor the sacred work done by nurses and healthcare professionals.
  • Increase engagement through the use of narrative and stories of healthcare.
  • Provide new and simple methods to communicate presence and compassion to patients, families and colleagues.

Nationwide Marcus has been inspiring audiences with his unforgettable story of healthcare compassion and overcoming adversity. Marcus’ experience as a survivor of massive trauma, author, academic background and engaging teaching style, uniquely combine to make him one of the nation’s premier healthcare thought partners.

Share this message with your staff through speaking events at your facility (or for an already planned event where you need the perfect message!).

Let’s restore your staff together for Nurses Week 2024.

  • Marcus’ has opened the heart and mind of nurses and health professionals around the world. His tender message of how ‘human touch’ altered his dramatic and traumatic journey continues to awaken us to the profound significance of simple compassionate presence as a foundation for healing.

    Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN -BC, FAAN Founder/Director Watson Caring Science Institute


1. Book Marcus!

Fill out the contact form to start the easy booking process. We’ll be in touch!

2. Host An Unforgettable Event For Your Nurses!

Check out our FAQ for answers to further questions you may have.

3. Inspire and Retain Your Nurses!

Celebrate the profound accomplishment of your staff, highlight the successes and renew commitment to mission, care, and compassion.

  • I’ve invited Marcus to the two facilities where I’ve served as CNO.  This decision is one of the best I’ve ever made for my nursing staff.

    Constance Schmidt DNP, MHA, FACHE CNO, COO St. Anthony North Health Campus

Give the Gift of Gratitude!


Marcus is the perfect fit for Nurses Week events:

  • Celebrations & dedications
  • Evening Gala
  • LDIs/leadership events
  • Staff appreciation events throughout the hospital
  • Sessions open to the community/future nurses
  • Virtual events
  • And so much more!


Keep the message going long after Nurses Week:

  • Record the live presentation for future use (ask us how!)
  • Marcus’ book, “I’m Here: Compassionate Communication in Patient Care”
  • Start a book club, daily huddles or group discussions
  • Integrate within onboarding & orientation
  • Shop for books here