May 23, 2019 – Thrive Global
Dr. Riess interviewed for this artcle: 3 Ways Being Empathetic Can Make You More Productive at Work View Article

May 20, 2019 – Training Industry
Empathy in Leadership: Creating a Culture of Understanding View Article

May 1, 2019 – Psychology Today
Empathy: Innate and You Must Be Trained View Article

April 24, 2019 – New York Times
How to Be More Empathetic View Article

April 24, 2019 – Greater Good Magazine
Dr. Riess had an interview with Eve Ekman on How to Overcome Barriers to Empathy in Health Care. View Article

April 22, 2019 -Beacon Hill Times
Harvard Professor, Dr. Helen Riess Shares Her Life Story at BHWF View Article

April 2, 2019 – Community Magazine
EMPATHIC LISTENING – THE KEY TO CONNECTION View Article

April 1, 2019 – The New York Times
How to be More EmpatheticView Article

February 27, 2019 – Conscious Company Media
These Neuroscience-Based Keys Can Help Leaders Build Empathy View Article

February 23, 2019 – Dr. Riess had a wonderful TV interview on @KATUNews program Northwest this week about how empathy is needed now more than ever! Listen here

January 28, 2019 – The Seattle Times
When your boss loses it, try a little empathy  View Article

January 15, 2019 – Mass General Research Institute
Research Finds that a Little Bit of Empathy Goes a Long Way  View Article

January 15, 2019 – Christiana Care Health
Dr. Riess is giving a keynote at Christiana Care Health tomorrow.  “The Empathy Effect: Using the Secret Strength of Empathy as an Antidote to Burnout.”

January 6, 2019 – Mind Body Green
How to Connect Better With Your Partner, According to Neuroscience View Article

December 11, 2018 – Sounds True
Helen Riess: Seven Keys to Increase Empathy  Listen here!

December 10, 2018 – The New York Times
How to Foster Empathy in Children View Article

November 29, 2018 – Forbes
In an interview with Forbes, Dr. Riess, shares the journey that led to her revolutionary empathy research and the inspiration behind her new book, THE EMPATHY EFFECT! Can Empathy Be Taught? This Clinical Professor Has The Proof  View Article

November 27, 2018 – A message from the Gold Foundation on Dr. Riess’s new book “The Empathy Effect”!. View Article

November 6, 2018 – New York Times
Dr. Riess was quoted in the @nytimes, offering strategies about listening skills from her book “The Empathy Effect”, which will be out at the end of the month!. View Article

October 23, 2018 – Dr. Riess spoke at the Thorne Sparkman lecture at Perelman School of Medicine in Pennsylvania!

October 8, 2018 – Dr. Riess is very excited to join many colleagues today at HUB WEEK. She will be speaking in the Changemakers Series about The Interface of Empathy and Technology! Read more

August 14, 2018 – MedPEP
Dr. Riess talking with MedPEP on the topic “Loosening Burnout’s Grip with Empathic Care”Listen here!

June 20, 2018 – The Gold Foundation
Mapping the Landscape  community gathers for 2018 Research Symposium View Article

June 20, 2018 – The Boston Globe
Be more empathetic. It matters. View Article

June 14, 2018 – Empathetics was thrilled to be at last night’s Gold Foundation for humanism in medicines’s 30 year Anniversary honoring the late Dr. Arnold Gold, Mr. Alan Alda, and Dr Darrell Kirsch!

May 22, 2018 – Dr. Riess receives an award at the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism’s Research Symposium: The Richard Frankel Award. They show major support of research on the humanizing the patient-physician relationship, patient and physician wellness, empathy, and medical education.

May 1, 2018 – Dr. Riess and Dr. Rakel were interviewed today on NPR’s On Point  to discuss healthcare, empathy and compassion.  Listen here

March 26, 2018
The Patient Experience Symposium, May 6-8, 2018, Boston, MA, Register here

March 14, 2018 –  Doctors Lounge
Empathy May Reside in Your DNA  View Article

March 7, 2018 –  Medium
A MANDATE TO PUT THE “CARE” BACK INTO HEALTHCARE  View Article

February 14, 2018 – TIME Magazine
5 Ways Love is Good For Your Health  View Article

January 8, 2018 – U.S News and World Report
Here’s Why Your Doctor Seems Pressured  View Article

November 8, 2017 – Fierce Healthcare
Hospital Impact—Time to put empathy under the microscope.  View Article

November 8, 2017 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is obsessed with the idea of empathy.  View Article

November 6, 2017 – Healthcare Executive
What does Empathy Cost in Healthcare? View Article

October 3, 2017 – Greater Good Magazine
Are Empathetic Doctors Seen as More Competent? View Article

August 14, 2017 – Wiley Online Library
The case for empathy. View Article

March 15, 2017
OMG — a text from the doctor  View Article

March 1, 2017
The Patient Experience Symposium, April 30 – May 2, 2017, The Revere Hotel Boston Common, Boston, MA, Register here

February 7, 2017 – PR Newswire
John J. Stamatopoulos Announced As President Of Empathetics, Inc – The Boston Based Empathy Education Technology Firm Founded By Helen Riess M.D. View Article

January 3, 2017 – Forbes
Become A Better Leader Through Self-Empathy. View Article

November 11, 2016 – PEC Journal
New cultural empathy research from MGH Empathy Program. View Article

August 4, 2016 – Headlines Caring
Compassionate Care Remembered More than a Decade Later View Article

June 23, 2016 – The Holmes Report
The Science of Art and Empathy View Article

June 22, 2016 – Harvesting Happiness
Dr. Helen Riess’s Making Better Doctors and Building Better Medical Bedside Manner with Dr. Ryan Gray and Dr. Helen Riess.  Listen here

April 6, 2016 – Medscape
Addiction, Empathy, and Opioid Alternatives View Article

February 12, 2016 – Boston Magazine
Understanding the Psychology of Love View Article

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Dr. Riess’s Upcoming Book Events:

2/20/2019: Portland, OR – Powell’s Books 2/20/2019  7:30PM Details..

3/21/2019: San Francisco, CA – Book Passage 6:00PM  Details..

May 7-8, 2018The Patient Experience Symposium, The Revere Hotel Boston Common, Boston, MA. Register here

October 24, 2017: Dr. Riess will be the keynote speaker at the CENTILE Conference giving a talk called “Why we need empathy to be compassionate”.  The conference is the Center for innovation, Leadership and Education at Georgetown University.

September 7, 2017: Dr. Riess is the keynote speaker at the Hohenegg Psychotherapy Conference in Zurich Switzerland.

June 18, 2016: Dr. Helen Riess co-presented at the 2016 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity with filmmaker Jane Gauntlett. Their presentation “The Science and Art of Empathy”, will take place on the Health in Focus Stage. Cannes, France.

August 15, 2016: World Nursing and Healthcare Conference, London, England

October 21, 2016:  Dr. Riess presented at the Medical and Scientific Foundation of New York.

October 28-29, 2016:  Dr. Riess presented 2 workshops at the Harvard Medical School Compassion in Practice Conference in Boston, MA.

October 30-November 2, 2016:  Empathetics attended the Planetree International Conference. Chicago, IL.

November 17, 2016: Dr. Helen Riess presenting Empathy: How We Communicate and Enhance It in Clinical Practice at The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine.