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

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

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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, 2018The 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.