Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
Danielle Ofri has written five books about life in medicine, with a special focus on the doctor–patient relationship:
Ofri writes regularly for the New York Times and Slate Magazine about medicine and the doctor–patient relationship. Her essays have also appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Atlantic, Slate Magazine, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, CNN.com, and on National Public Radio.
Ofri’s essays have been selected twice for inclusion in the Best American Essays series and also for Best American Science Writing. She received the McGovern Award from the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) for preeminent contributions to medical communication.
Ofri is editor-in-chief and a founder of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first literary magazine based at a hospital. Bellevue Literary Review publishes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that explores the tensions that define our lives, both in illness and in health.
She was also an editor of the medical textbook The Bellevue Guide to Outpatient Medicine: An Evidence-Based Guide to Primary Care, which won a best medical textbook award from AMWA.
Danielle Ofri received her PhD in pharmacology from NYU School of Medicine, where she worked with Eric J. Simon, PhD, to study the biochemistry and signal transduction of opiate receptors. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and a recipient of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Curry College in Boston.
Editor Chief, Bellevue Literary Review
MD from New York University
PhD from New York University
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