Putting yourself in someone else’s shoes can help heal the world.

The Empathy Project is bringing together leaders in medicine, education, entertainment, and technology to train more humane and effective healthcare providers and promote a culture of empathy in medicine.

Lights, Camera, Empathy

The Empathy Project’s new short-film series are being produced and directed by award-winning filmmakers in close consultation with recognized leaders in the medical community. These films (5 to 8 minutes each; 10 total) will embody a diversity of approaches and genres, including scripted drama, creative nonfiction, animation, music, and humor. They will be distributed in select theaters and online (Web and mobile) with two purposes:

For more information, please contact:

Jonathan LaPook, M.D.,Creator and Executive Director of The Empathy Project

Deborah Rubin, Managing Director of The Empathy Project