Tracy Levett-Jones is the Professor of Nursing Education and Discipline
Lead at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Her research
interests include: empathy, belongingness, clinical reasoning,
interprofessional education, cultural competence, simulation and patient
safety. Tracy has authored ten books, the most recent being
'Clinical Reasoning: Learning to think like a nurse'
'Critical Conversations for Patient Safety';
as well as nearly 200 book chapters, reports and peer reviewed journal
Empathy Initiative is a group of like-minded
academics and practitioners with a strong belief in the power and potential
of empathy to change lives and improve the quality of care provided to
Our group shares a commitment to undertaking collaborative
empathy research that has the capacity to transform education and practice.
The purpose of the Empathy Initiative is to generate high quality, rigorous
empathy/compassion research that informs and influences student learning
and patient care, either directly or indirectly.
Conference: Health Care