March 2010

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). Listen here: Read more

Leonard Lopate Show WNYC

Listen to Danielle Ofri interviewed by Leonard Lopate on WNYC FM 93.9 about her book “Medicine in Translation” and the ins and outs of medical care in America today. Read more

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, the middle year, which is marked by what is charitably called a “dip” in motivation. More accurately, it is a pit, a chasm, an abyss, a Stygian marsh. Read more

“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.” Read more

“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.” Read more

Books by Danielle Ofri

  • what-patients-say-what-doctors-hear-cover
  • singular-intimacies-cover
  • incidental-findings-cover
  • medicine-in-translation-cover
  • intensive-care-cover
  • what-doctors-feel-cover
  • bellevue-cover

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