Discussion Essays

Danielle Ofri’s Top Ten Articles for Discussion Groups

Need a short, provocative essay to prompt discussion with your students, staff, or book group members? Here are Danielle Ofri’s Top Ten (okay, maybe it’s 12). From the New York Times, the Lancet, and a few other interesting journals.

No One to Grieve red-question-markWhy Would Anyone
Become a Doctor?
Music and Medicine
On Being a “Provider” Chekhov & Public Health Humanizing Medicine
Doctors and Computers Euphemisms for Death Ethics of Writing
About Patients
What is “Quality”
in Health Care?

Stereotyping Patients
Doctors at Funerals