ReachMD Book Club

Danielle is interviewed by Maurice Pickard for the ReachMD Book Club.  Listen to the conversation about how the quality of the doctor-patient conversation can have a direct effect on medical outcomes.   More

“Review of Systems” Podcast

Danielle is interviewed by Audrey Provenzano for the podcast “Review of Systems.” Listen to the conversation that covers communication, doctor-patient relationship, medical activism, and what happens when patients gain more power in the conversation that physicians.   More

A Singular Intimacy

Despite enormous advances in healthcare, patients and caregivers alike are dissatisfied with their experience. So much of medicine has been boiled down to rote algorithms and assembly-line care. Seeking inspiration from the gripping narratives of urban medicine to the unlikely poetry of the ICU, Danielle Ofri probes the most fundamental aspect of medical care—how caregivers and patients connect. More

Interview on WKPCC radio

Should doctors and nurses be politically active? Is there a conflict of interest? Is it okay for medical professionals to discuss politics with their patients? Listen to a discussion of the ethical issues of medical activism. More

Interview on WBYU Radio about Healthcare Reform

Are doctors and nurses ethically obligated to stand up against a law if they think it will harm their patients? Danielle talks to Julie Rose about the formation of HouseCallsCampaign, a grassroots effort to encourage medical professionals to call Congress and give their medical opinions. More

The prescription for better health outcomes: communication

Danielle Ofri talks with Kerri Miller, host of Minnesota Public Radio about how doctor-patient communication has (or has not) evolved over the years, and how this affects medical outcomes. More

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

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

Moth Radio Hour

“July First” is the story of my first week of internship at Bellevue Hospital. It was the middle of the night, on the 16-West ward, when I faced the first existential crisis as a doctor. 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

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

Books by Danielle Ofri

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