Empathetics Press/Podcasts

Please click below to read our latest items in the press as well as some relevant podcasts.

March 29, 2022 – Empathetics Press Release
Empathetics Launches New Accredited Online Empathy Education for Healthcare Read more

March 3, 2022 – Newsweek Export Forum
Dr. Riess – Psychiatrist and Empathy Expert: Can Empathy Help Overcome Anger Toward the Unvaccinated? Read more

February 17, 2022 – Beckers Hospital
Becker’s 12th Annual Meeting Speaker Series: 4 Questions with Helen Riess, MD Read more

January 14, 2022 – Boston Globe
COVID toll requires empathy in ERs to flow both ways Read more

September 23, 2021 – Kevin MD
The role of empathy in improving patient care and decreasing medical liability Read more

August 31, 2021 – Newsweek Export Forum
Dr. Riess – Nine Effective Ways to User Test Your Product Before Launch Day Read more

August 11, 2021 – Healthcare IT News
Creating a technology-enabled culture of empathy and compassion Read more

August 10, 2021 – Massachusetts Municipal Association
Lunenburg, Sudbury and Wellesley police take part in empathy training program Read more

July 7, 2021 – Newsweek
What Makes an Exceptionally ‘Smart’ Hospital? Read more

June 14, 2021 – Metrowest Daily News
Wellesley, Sudbury police participate in empathy training to help de-escalate situations Read more

April 13, 2021 – Health Evolution
Real reasons to invest in empathy for health care leadership and the workforce  Read more

April 6, 2021 – Healthcare Finance
COVID-19 is a crisis of loneliness for patients and caretakers. Read more

March 26, 2021 – Newsweek
Preventing Present-Day Stress Disorders: How Can Leaders Help? Read more

March 19, 2021 – Newsweek
13 Upcoming Trends That May Impact Workplaces In 2021. Read more

February 23, 2021 – Wiki.ezvid.com
5 Groups Using Innovative Methods To Improve Health. Read more

February 8, 2021 – Wiki.ezvid.com
Empathetics has been featured as a company using innovative methods to improve health. View video

January 26, 2021 – The Brattleboro Reformer
Letter: Compassion comes from understanding others. Read more

January 11, 2021 – Harvard Business School
Dr. Riess is speaking with HBS alumni on Monday, January 11 at 6PM.  All invited!

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 EmpathyListen 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 timeView 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 ComeClick here

June 25, 2020 – Podcast
Healthy You: Surviving a Pandemic is a co-production of GWSPH and SMPAListen 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 TimesListen here

April 12, 2020 – The Daily News
Compassion is contagious, and saves lives: What coronavirus is teaching us about caring for one anotherView Article

April 15, 2020 – The Beryl Institute
Webinar: Empathy in Times of CrisisListen here

April 9, 2020 – Thrive Global
Why Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever, Especially in HealthcareView 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 CrisisView Article

January 27, 2020 – Laurie Baedke
Dr. Riess had such a wonderful conversation with Laurie Baedke for her podcast.Listen

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 Cleveland Clinic – Studies in Empathy Podcast – Listen here

Kevin MD.com – How to Preserve Empathy in Medicine – Listen here

Beckers Hospital Review – Dr. Riess was honored to talk to Scott Becker for the Beckers HR Podcast – Listen here

Purposeful Empathy – On a Mission to Create Compassionate Care Systems with Dr. Helen Riess – Listen here

Teachers’ Aid (BAM! Radio) – The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Bring Out the Very Best in Your Students and Colleagues – Listen here

Digital Checkup with Mike Miliard (Healthcare IT News) – COVID-19 is a crisis of loneliness for patients and caretakers – Listen here

Grace Under Pressure: John Baldoni with Helen Riess, MD – Listen here

Harvard Alumni Panel– Why Interest in Emotional Intelligence is Soaring – Listen here

Mindset Lab with Dr. Jen Fraser – Bias and Empathy – Listen here

Freakonomics – How Do You Cure a Compassion Crisis? – Listen here

Practice Leadership – Called to Care: High Quality Connections and Empathy – Listen here

Class Dismissed – Harvard Professor: Here’s how to bring empathy and SEL into your classroom – Listen here

Difficult Conversations with Dr. Anthony Orsini: Lessons I Learned as an ICU PhysicianThe Power of Empathy with Dr. Helen RiessListen here

Heal the Divide Podinar – The Empathy Effect: 7 Keys to Transformation with Dr. Helen Riess – Listen here

InspireCorps: Inspiration and Transformation – Reimagining Empathy – Listen here

Medscape Medical News – Alan Alda, Helen Riess Urge Pandemic-Era Empathy – Listen here

Healthy You (GW Public Health) – Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Helen Riess – Listen here

Teachers’ Aid (BAM! Radio) – Balancing Caring Too Much and Caring Too Little in These Demanding Times – Listen here

Growth Edge Leadership Podcast – Helen Riess, M.D. — Why Empathy Matters – Listen here

Sales is King – Episode 95: In the Spotlight: The Empathy Effect with Dr. Helen Riess, MD – Listen here

Medscape Medical News – Finding Empathy, and Self-Preservation, in the Practice of Medicine – Listen here

Extraordinary Women – Dr. Helen Riess: Author of The Empathy Effect: Seven Neuroscience-Based Keys for Transforming the Way we Live, Love, Work, and Connect Across Differences — 110  Listen here

Pathways (Divination Foundation) – Helen Riess: The Empathy Effect – Listen here

Atomic Moms Podcast with Ellie Knaus – Helen Riess, M.D. — Empathy in the brain and the world – Listen here

Think Again — a Big Think Podcast – The Empathy Effect: Neuroscience-Based Keys to Connection – Listen here

Sounds True – Helen Riess: Seven Keys to Increase Empathy – Listen here

Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda – Dr. Helen Riess on Empathy and the Science of Emotion (Part 1 of 3) – Listen here

MedPEP – Episode 14: Loosening Burnout’s Grip with Empathic Care — Helen Riess, MD – Listen here

On Point – NPR – Your New Prescription: Empathy – Listen here

Harvard Institute of Coaching Webinar – Exploring the Empathy Effect in Coaching Relationships – Listen here

Harvesting Happiness – Making Better Doctors and Building Better Medical Bedside Manner with Dr. Ryran Gray and Dr. Helen Riess – Listen here

Speak Up and Stay Alive Patient Safety Radio – Dr. Helen Riess — Empathetics — Joins the Show- Listen here

A2A Conversations – “Adversity to Advocacy” founder Jeff Bell interviews Dr. Helen Riess – Listen here