Why one doctor went on a journey to explore empathy

Dr. Brian Goldman is an emergency room physician and after 35 years of working in the ER, he began to wonder whether the stress of the job had impacted his ability to be compassionate. His solution? He went on a journey to find out what makes people extraordinarily kind. He wrote about his findings in a new book, The Power of Kindness: Why Empathy is Essential in Everyday Life. 
 
So, what is empathy and why is it so important? Dr. Goldman sat down with the hosts to break down the basics and share some of his stories. Learn more in the video clip above. 
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