tim cunningham presenting: the economy of attention and loneliness market

Dr. Tim Cunningham is an internationally recognized keynote speaker, healthcare consultant, and non-profit leader. All things well-being.

Nurse, executive leader, scholar, and clown, Tim’s professional experiences have informed his unique and entertaining voice. He began his career as an actor. Then inspired by the art of Clown and the healing power of laughter, he became an emergency nurse. His work in level 1 trauma centers in the U.S. and humanitarian crises globally inspired him to study the power of compassion and resilience. Following the completion of his doctorate in public health, he became and author, scholar, professor, and then executive leader, prioritizing structural changes in large health systems to heal their teams that their interprofessional teams may better heal their patients.

From consulting to keynotes, commencement remarks to workshops, Tim’s work sparks creativity, playfulness, and joy.

About Tim

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Tim will partner with you to build organizational well-being and creativity. Burnout is rampant in health care and business, Tim has solutions to share.



  • Abundance over Scarcity
  • Finding Florence: Keeping Well-being Relevant
  • Laughter: Not the BEST Medicine, but too often, the ONLY Medicine Available
  • Well-being in Times of Uncertainty
  • Leading with Abundance and through a Lens of Well-being
  • Catastrophe and Kites
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tim cunningham presenting: The Case for Playfulness in Your Doctoral Journey


Past Clients


tim cunningham as a clown