Monthly Archives: October 2010

Rx: Writing

Rx: Writing

A prescription for writing in medicine by Danielle Ofri Writing has always been a prominent part of medicine. Doctors write “histories” of their patients all the time—brief for ordinary office visits, extensive for admissions to the hospital. Some medical schools use creative writing to help students gain empathy and insight. There are doctors who write…

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The Debilitated Muse

The Debilitated Muse

The Debilitated Muse: Poetry in the Face of Illness by Danielle Ofri Journal of Medical Humanities (2010) 31:303–317 Abstract Poetry is a supremely sensory art, both in the imagining and in the writing. What happens when the poet faces illness? How is the poetry affected by alterations of the body and mind? This paper examines…

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More on Mammograms

More on Mammograms

A monolithic message on mammogram screening for breast cancer sidesteps critical nuances.

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Multiculturalism Lecture

Danielle’s lecture on multiculturalism in medicine–”Journeys With Our Patients.” (Filmed at UVA Medical Center. 9/29/10) Share on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share on Twitter Tell a friend

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