Helen Riess, MD

Helen Riess, MD

Helen Riess, MD

Helen Riess, MD, is associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Empathy and Relational Science program at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is a core member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations and founder and chief scientist of Empathetics, Inc. Dr. Riess developed an empathy training approach based on research in the neurobiology and physiology of empathy that was rigorously tested and proven at MGH. She has devoted her career to teaching and research in the art and science of the patient-doctor relationship. Her new book is "The Empathy Effect."

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