Allen J Frances M.D., ’Please empathize with me, Doctor! – How to train doctors to be more empathic’, https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dsm5-in-distress/201508/please-empathize-me-doctor, Psychology Today (August 23, 2015).
The “Empathize With Me, Doctor!” project is a promising initiative in this direction, developed by Vassilios Kiosses and Ioannis Dimoliatis of the Medical Education Unit at the University of Ioannina in Greece. (…) Hippocrates stated that patients often recover because they believe in their doctors. This training helps build that trust.