Empathy, Ethics and Education | HMS

How can doctors provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients in low-resource settings despite technical and financial obstacles?…

Her experience as both a patient and a medical student led her to write and speak about the importance of empathy in medical training.

Her work has appeared in JAMA, PLOS One and BMJ’s “Medical Humanities” blog.

In addition to advocating for more compassionate cancer care, Elmore is dedicated to social justice and global health equity. Her interests have taken her to Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Uganda, where she has conducted award-winning research in such areas as palliative care and the provision of radiotherapy in resource-challenged environments.