Danielle Ofri


Danielle Ofri, MD, Ph.D., writes regularly for the New York Times about medicine and the doctor-patient relationship. Her most recent book is What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear. Ofri is a practicing internist at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first literary journal to arise from a medical center. Ofri also speaks nationally and internationally about doctor-patient communication, medical error, medical humanities, and medicine in the 21st century. Her four other books about life in medicine are What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine, Incidental Findings, Medicine in Translation, and Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue. She lives in New York City.

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