Elaine Meyer

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Elaine C. Meyer, PhD, RN, MBE is a child and adolescent psychiatric nurse, clinical psychologist, and bioethicist. She is senior attending psychologist at Boston Children's Hospital, faculty at the Center for Bioethics, and associate professor of psychology (psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School. Her work emphasizes patient and family perspectives and priorities, challenging conversations in healthcare, patient-centered informed consent, end-of-life care, and simulation education. Ethics interests focus on moral distress, everyday clinical ethics, reproductive ethics, virtue ethics, patient advocacy, vulnerable populations, and humanism in healthcare. She is a fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and Associate Editor of Simulation in Healthcare. She delivered a TEDx Talk entitled, On Being Present, Not Perfect, convenes the International Program to Enhance Relational and Communication Skills (PERCS) Collaborative, presents internationally, and has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and chapters.