physician suicide

Physician Suicide and the Tyranny of Perfection

Doctors have the highest suicide rates of any professional group. But losing two of our newest members within a week of each other is a painful reminder of the dangers of our profession. More

Doctors’ Suicide discussed on NPR

What happens it’s the doctor who commits suicide? Sadly, physicians–as a group–have a higher suicide rate than other professionals. Here’s the story of one doctor and the effects of his death on his student. 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

Books by Danielle Ofri