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Deafening silence

Danielle Ofri remembers Bellevue on September 11, 2001. The overnight staff remained in the hospital along with the day staff. Busloads of doctors from hospitals in Brooklyn and Queens arrived at Bellevue. Off-duty doctors and nurses showed up of their own … Continue reading

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When I grow up

All over the country, thousands of pre-medical students are crossing the threshold, preparing to spend the next decade in school and training. Danielle Ofri answers, “Why would anyone choose to become a doctor?” The awe of discovering the human body. … Continue reading

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The “D” word

Danielle Ofri reflects on doctors’ discomfort with death. When I started my clinical clerkships, I began to hear the verb “expire” more frequently, and gradually it ceased to sound strange. As an intern, I witnessed my first deaths and was … Continue reading

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Humanism Day is Here!

We’re excited to host Danielle Ofri tomorrow during the annual Humanism Day celebration sponsored by The Healthcare Foundation Center for Humanism and Medicine at New Jersey Medical School – UMDNJ. We hope you can join us!

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One week until Humanism Day!

Check out Danielle Ofri’s latest column (“A Doctor at the Funeral”) for the NYT, and join us at NJMS on Thursday, March 10 in Newark, NJ.

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Humanism Day – Danielle Ofri

Danielle Ofri, editor-in-chief and co-founder of the Bellevue Literary Review, will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Humanism Day Celebration sponsored by the Healthcare Foundation Center for Humanism and Medicine. Humanism Day takes place this year at New Jersey … Continue reading

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