Singular Intimacies is the story of becoming a doctor by immersion at New York’s Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. When Danielle Ofri first enters the doors as a medical student, she is immediately plunged into the teeming world of urban medicine. It is here that Dr. Ofri develops a profound instinct for healing and, above all, learns to navigate the tangled vulnerabilities of doctor and patient.
Danielle reads the harrowing story “Possessing Her Words” from Singular Intimacies.
“…the essence of becoming and being a doctor.”
“Danielle Ofri is a finely gifted writer, a born storyteller as well as a born physician…”
“Danielle Ofri brings us into that place where science and the soul meet. Her vivid and moving prose enriches the mind and turns the heart. We are privileged to journey with her…”
“These essays. . . resonate with insight, intelligence, humor and an extraordinary sensitivity.”