Monthly Archives: October 2009

The Healing Arts

The Healing Arts

The waiting area in Bellevue Hospital was full. Every chair was taken. But the people kept streaming in. More chairs had to be brought in.  It wasn’t clear if the room could accommodate everyone. This wasn’t the emergency room or the clinic waiting area, however. It was the scene of the Bellevue Literary Review poetry…

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BLR Reading

BLR Reading

Sunday October 25th at 5 pm is the seventeenth Bellevue Literary Review reading. Every six months, more than 100 people gather in the nation’s oldest public hospital to hear poetry and prose. Bellevue Hospital is now a fixture on the literary circuit. All readings are free and open to the public. Read more about the…

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CNN interview

CNN interview

Danielle Ofri interviewed on CNN concerning undocumented immigrants who need dialysis. See the video. Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Tell a friend

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Doctor-Writers

Doctor-Writers

Last July, while making rounds with residents at Bellevue Hospital, Danielle Ofri, MD, assistant professor of medicine, approached the bedside of a bearded, dark-eyed man in his mid-60s with pneumococcal pneumonia. “What can you tell me about this patient?” Dr. Ofri asked one of her charges. The resident recited vital signs and gave a cursory…

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