Empathy Works

Focuses on the value and impact of empathy and related skills, particularly in health care settings. Topics will include clinician-patient communication, patient-centered care, patient activation, health behavior change and clincian-patient relationships.

Strategies for Expressing Empathy
“So you think you can actually teach empathy to doctors?” This is a question I have been asked scores of times during my 30+ yea…

More on the Brene Brown Empathy Video
My last post was about a brief video on expressing empathy that featured Brene Brown, PhD. You can find the video at: http://www.thersa.org/...
A Short Video on Empathy Featuring Brené Brown
Sue Raffa, PhD, a colleague at Alpert Medical School, Brown University,  recently shared a wonderful animated video on empathy with me. 

Rachel Remen, The Healer’s Art, and Healing Healers
Two recent columns in the New York Times by David Bornstein highlight the work of Rachel Remen, MD, a physician, healer, educator and writer…


“So you think you can actually

teach empathy to doctors?”