February 2010

“July 1st”: Part One

Watch the video 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.” More

A Conversation with Alan Alda and Frank Stella

Danielle Ofri had the honor of appearing with Alan Alda, Frank Stella, Paula Scher, and Nobel Laureate Gunter Blobel in a panel discussion at Rockefeller University. The topic was “Compelled to Create.” More

Video of “Intensive Care”

Danielle reads the powerful essay “Intensive Care”–about the internal struggles of caregivers. This reading from her book “Singular Intimacies: Becoming a Doctor at Bellevue.” More

C-Span Book TV

Danielle’s reading at Washington DC’s finest independent bookstore–Politics & Prose–was broadcast on C-Span’s Book TV More

Video: “Tools of the Trade”

Watch Danielle Ofri read the moving essay “Tools of the Trade” from her book Incidental Findings. More

Washington Post review of “Medicine in Translation”

by Sarah Halzack Washington Post  The first patient introduced in “Medicine in Translation” is Samuel Nwanko, a Nigerian man who came to the United States seeking medical treatment after he nearly died when gang members beat him and poured acid on him, permanently damaging his eyes and disfiguring his face. His story makes for a … More

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