Monthly Archives: March 2010

NPR: Medical Translation

NPR: Medical Translation

Danielle is featured on an NPR story about medical translation in hospitals. In this photo she is using a special “language phone” with two handsets. She and the patient can speak to each other directly, with a remote interpreter providing simultaneous translation. (photo from WNYC website). Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter…

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Leonard Lopate Show WNYC

Listen to an interview of Danielle Ofri by Leonard Lopate on WNYC FM 93.9 Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Tell a friend

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Dance and Medicine

Dance and Medicine

It was on a desolate winter evening that I escaped from Bellevue. I plunged the last IV of my day into someone’s vein and then hopped on an M-15 bus uptown, pressing my subway token into the slot with both anxiety and relief. I was in the second year of my internal medicine residency training,…

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Poetry in Medicine

Poetry in Medicine

When I make rounds with my students and interns, I always try to sneak in a poem at the end. I think poetry is important because it helps convey the parts of the medical experience that don’t make it into textbooks. It’s important because it teaches creative thinking—something of immense value to doctors. It’s important…

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“July 1st” : Part Three

Watch the final installment of Danielle reading “July 1st,” the poignant and funny story about the first day of internship. One of the most popular requests of her readings. (From “Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue.” Filmed at Northwest College.) Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Tell a friend

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“July 1st” : Part Two

Watch Part Two of Danielle reading “July 1st,” the poignant and funny story about the first day of internship. One of the most popular requests of her readings. (From “Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue.” Filmed at Northwest College.) Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Tell a friend

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