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Women in Leadership Series: Elaine Meyer, M.A.’87, Ph.D.’90

February 8, 2024
12-1 p.m. ET

Via Zoom
(Zoom link provided upon registration)


Elaine MeyerElaine Meyer M.A.’87, Ph.D.’90

Senior Attending Psychologist, Boston Children’s Hospital
Faculty, Center for Bioethics, Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Elaine C. Meyer, Ph.D., RN is a nurse, clinical psychologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, and associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. She received her B.S.N. and M.S.N. from University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. from University of Rhode Island, and M.B.E. from Harvard Medical School. Her work emphasizes patient/family perspectives and priorities, end-of-life care, challenging conversations in health care, and simulation education. Bioethics interests focus on everyday clinical ethical encounters, serving vulnerable populations, and humanism in health care. She is fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, delivered a TEDx Talk, “On Being Present, Not Perfect,” and has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles. She looks forward to clinical ethics consultations, teaching, consulting and research partnerships, and writing about everyday clinical ethics and ethics education.

About the Women in Leadership Series

The Women in Leadership Speaker Series showcases the inspiring careers of highly successful and influential women and provides the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences with students and alumni. The series is made possible by the URIFAE and the Women’s Leadership Council.

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