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Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine

Danielle Ofri, MD and Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, but her clinical home is at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review. A TED talk presenter, editor, and author, Danielle writes regularly for the New York Times and Slate Magazine about medicine and the doctor-patient relationship.

Professional highlights include:

  • Author of five books about life in medicine, including What Patients Say; What Doctors Hear
  • Editor of medical textbook, The Bellevue Guide to Outpatient Medicine, which won a Best Medical Textbook award
  • Essays selected twice for Best American Essays and Best American Science Writing
  • Recipient of the McGovern Award from the American Medical Writers Association for “preeminent contributions to medical communication.”

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