January 6, 2021 – The Beryl Institute
Empathetics and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation case study shows improved patient experience scores. Read more
December 15, 2020 – The Beryl Institute
Why Soft Skills are Needed for Hard Times. Read more
November 11, 2020 – The Empathy Effect has been translated into Korean, Polish and most recently, Italian, and has been licensed in ten countries. Read more
September 14, 2020 – Dr. Anthony Orsini: Difficult Conversations -Lessons I learned as an ICU Physician Podcast
Dr. Riess discussing the The Power of Empathy with Dr. Anthony Orsini’s podcast! –Listen here!
August 25, 2020 – InspireCorps
Podcast with Dr. Riess – Inspiration & Transformation: Reimagining Empathy –Listen here!
August 11, 2020 – Medscape
Alan Alda and Dr. Helen Riess Urge Pandemic-Era Empathy in Medscape Medical News and discuss their training for health professionals and leaders at this challenging time –View Article
August 6, 2020 – Empathetics’ Commitment to Anti-racism – Read here
July 26, 2020 – National Geographic
Travel is said to increase cultural understanding. Does it? While researchers say travel does affect the brain’s neural pathways, true empathy remains an elusive destination. –View Article
July 22, 2020 – Healthcare Executive
Empathy’s Role in Improving Resiliency – Genuine compassion can help heal staff members and patients. –View Article
July 20, 2020 – The Return of Jane Elliott
Jane Elliott’s groundbreaking experiment was shared in Dr. Riess book, The Empathy Effect. She showed that arbitrarily assigning groups “superior” and “inferior” traits changes how they treat one another in a matter of only hours and days. She is deeply troubled that these lessons, made widely known in the 1960’s, have yet to be learned on such a giant scale in 2020. –Click here to read more
July 6, 2020 – Jon Harper Blog
The Social-Emotional Challenges We Faced & How We Can Prepare For What’s To Come –Click here
June 25, 2020 – Podcast
Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of GWSPH and SMPA –Listen here
June 11, 2020 – CNN Health
He was a Covid-19 patient. She cleaned his hospital room. Their unexpected bond saved his life. –View Article
May 11, 2020 – National Center for Biotechnology Information
The genetic and environmental origins of emotional and cognitive empathy: Review and meta-analyses of twin studies. –View Article
April 29, 2020 – The New York Times
Why Zoom Is Terrible: There’s a reason video apps make you feel awkward and unfulfilled. –View Article
April 20, 2020 – BamRadio
Dr. Riess on Balancing Caring Too Much and Caring Too Little in These Demanding Times – Listen here
April 12, 2020 – The Daily News
Compassion is contagious, and saves lives: What coronavirus is teaching us about caring for one another – View Article
April 15, 2020 – The Beryl Institute
Webinar: Empathy in Times of Crisis – Listen here
April 9, 2020 – Thrive Global
Why Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever, Especially in Healthcare – View Article
April 8, 2020 – AAPA
AAPA is partnering with Empathetics to offer Empathy Trainings for Clinicians – View Article
March 17, 2020 – The Beryl Institute
Empathy in Times of Crisis – View Article
January 27, 2020 – Laurie Baedke
Dr. Riess had such a wonderful conversation with Laurie Baedke for her podcast. – Listen
August 27, 2019 – Broadview
The Science of Empathy – We are hardwired to care but we have to nurture it View Article
August 12, 2019 – Sales is King
In the Spotlight: The Empathy Effect with Dr. Helen Riess, MD Listen
July 11, 2019 – Annals of Family Medicine
Association Between Primary Care Practitioner Empathy and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and All-Cause Mortality Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Population-Based Prospective Cohort Study View Article
May 23, 2019 – Thrive Global
Dr. Riess interviewed for this article: 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 10, 2019 – Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes a Difference
Empathetics is highlighted in Chapter 4. View details
May 1, 2019 – Psychology Today
Empathy: Innate and You Must Be Trained View Article
April 24, 2019 – The 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 Empathetic View 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”!</strongView 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
January 21, 2020: Boston, MA – Harvard Institute of Coaching Webinar Guest Presenter
December 12, 2019: Boston, MA – Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Grand Rounds “Empathy Research: Relevance for Patients and Clinicians”
November 16, 2019: Boston, MA – Harvard Medical School Women’s Leadership Course Keynote: Understanding the Domains of Empathy to Empower Team Engagement and Collaboration
October 28, 2019: Washington, D.C. – CENTILE Conference: Strategies to Promote the Well-being of Health Professionals in the Learning and Work Environments “Strategies for Improving the Work”
October 24, 2019: Minneapolis, MN – Keynote: Think To Perform Empathy and Its Role in Health and Wealth care
October 10, 2019: Portland, OR – Keynote “The Power of Empathy to Enhance Connection and Collaboration” Oregon Community Foundation
September 8-10, 2019: Boston, MA – The Schwartz Center’s Compassion in Action Conference Keynote: Closing the Compassion Gap
February 20, 2019: Portland, OR – Powell’s Books 2/20/2019 7:30PM
March 21, 2019: San Francisco, CA – Book Passage 6:00PM
May 7-8, 2018: The Patient Experience Symposium, The Revere Hotel Boston Common, Boston, MA.
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.