Helen Riess, M.D.

Psychiatrist, Associate Professor

http://Empathetics.com

Dr. Riess is a psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She directs the Empathy and Relational Science Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has devoted her career to the art and science of healing relationships. Her research has been published in leading medical journals and has won many awards. Dr. Riess’s TEDx talk “The power of Empathy TEDX” has  been viewed by more than 500,000 viewers.  Her new book, The Empathy Effect has been licensed in nine foreign countries. In 2012, Dr. Riess co-founded Empathetics.com an organization that provides evidence-based empathy and communication skills training for healthcare and education. Dr. Riess and her teams are dedicated to transforming healthcare systems into compassionate care systems.

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Thriving in the New Normal//

Why Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever, Especially in Healthcare

by Helen Riess, M.D.

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