Danielle Ofri
Danielle Ofri

Danielle Ofri’s newest book is What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear. She is a physician at Bellevue Hospital and associate professor of medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, as well as editor in chief of the Bellevue Literary Review

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May 25 2017 12:42 PMAmericans Have Realized They Deserve Health CareHow long until they accept that the only way to guarantee it is through single-payer?
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March 7 2017 3:11 PMGaps in Health Coverage Can Be DeadlyThe GOP’s plan is likely to cause interrupted care for many Americans. I’ve seen what happens to those patients.
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Jan. 19 2017 9:15 AMShould Doctors Treat Trump Anxiety?Americans’ election-induced worries are not going away. How should doctors help their patients cope?
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Sept. 25 2014 8:51 AMTyranny of PerfectionWhy do doctors have such a high rate of suicide?
Future Tense
Aug. 5 2013 12:27 PMThe Doctor Will See Your Electronic Medical Record Now
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June 4 2013 8:27 AMThe Darkest Year of Medical SchoolStudents come in altruistic and empathetic. They leave jaded and bitter.
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April 7 2017 10:00 AMTreating Gun Violence as an Epidemic Could Help Us Stanch ItThe metaphor might not be perfect, but it is useful.
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Feb. 7 2017 2:31 PMIs Your Doctor Listening?We often criticize patients for how little they retain about their medical visit. But how much do doctors remember?
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Oct. 7 2016 11:36 AMThe Insanity of Doctor RecertificationEven the American Board of Internal Medicine knows this test is worthless. So why am I still taking it?
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Sept. 22 2013 7:30 PMMy Leap of Faith in MedicineI have an M.D. and Ph.D., but when my son had a minor procedure, I was terrified.
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July 10 2013 12:26 PMPatients Need PoetryAnd so do doctors.