WNYC Interview at New York Public Library

A conversation between Danielle Ofri and Mary Harris, host of WNYC’s Only Human podcast. In NYPL’s beautiful 53rd Street library, Danielle and Mary discuss how doctors and patients communicate (or don’t!)   More

Town & Village review of “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear”

“My argument is that the doctor-patient conversation is the most important diagnostic tool. What the patient’s telling you is the most important data, more than the MRI, the blood tests, the X-rays.”
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Interview on WBYU Radio

Danielle is interviewed by Julie Rose for WBYU Radio about the challenges of being “heard” when you go to the doctor. Whose “fault” is it? How can it be improved? More

How to Stay Centered

Michael Seng interviews Danielle about how to stay centered in a chaotic world, how to stay open to serendipity, and how to open up and care deeply for others without losing yourself. More

Interview by Leonard Lopate WNYC

Danielle is interviewed by WNYC’s famed radio host Leonard Lopate. You can listen right here as they discuss “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear.” More

Tulsa Public Radio

Listen to Danielle interviewed on Tulsa Public Radio about doctor-patient communication. More

Podcast: Listen to the Patient!

Danielle is interviewed by Joe Elia from the New England Journal of Medicine about her new book, “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear.” More

“Healing Words” interview

Danielle interviewed at the Mayo Clinic about writing, healing, and medicine. More

Danielle Ofri discusses Oliver Sacks on NPR’s ‘Science Friday’

Danielle Ofri discusses Oliver Sack’s memoir “On the Move” with Maria Popova and Annie Minoff on NPR’s Science Friday. More

Danielle Ofri on NPR’s ‘Only Human’

Danielle Ofri joins host Mary Harris of “Only Human” to share doctors’ confessions. In this case, Danielle “confesses” what it was like to be a patient. More

Interview about Technology and Medicine

Danielle Ofri talks about how technology is mixing with medicine. Everything from electronic medical records to home fitness monitors to how emotions can dominate even the most advanced technology. More

Radio Interview about emotions in medicine

Danielle Ofri speaks about doctors, patients, and the emotions that flow between…. More

History & Physical podcast series

Danielle Ofri discusses preserving empathy as a medical student, how she started writing, the role of narrative medicine, and the consequences of algorithmic medicine. More

Why Doctors Write

How does writing affect a doctor’s practice of medicine? What are the ethics of writing about patients? Should patients be part of the process? Watch the full program broadcast on WGBH -Boston. More

NYU Stories review of “What Doctors Feel”

A rare glimpse into the effects of shuttling from patient to patient without being allowed to process the powerful feelings—fear, anger, grief—that naturally arise when lives are at stake. More

Books by Danielle Ofri

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