"What Doctors Feel" is now available in Japanese!
“Language, that most human invention,” wrote Oliver Sacks, “can enable what, in principle, should not be possible. It can allow all of us, even the congenitally blind, to see with another person’s eyes.” In the last decade or two, a new generation of doctor writers – including Atul Gawande, Abraham Verghese, Henry Marsh,Danielle Ofri, Siddhartha…
Ken Browne Productions is excited to launch the trailer for the film, "Why Doctors Write: Finding Humanity in Medicine." Danielle Ofri is filmed at Bellevue Hospital along with one of her long-time patients. When completed, the documentary will explore storytelling and creativity in 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.
Danielle Ofri speaks about doctors, patients, and the emotions that flow between....
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Danielle Ofri discusses preserving empathy as a medical student, how she started writing, the role of narrative medicine, and the consequences of algorithmic medicine.
Danielle talks about taking a gamble on Yiddish poets, surviving devastating medical error, offering literature on the eve of 9/11, uncovering hidden musicians in the hospital.
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.
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.