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Danielle Ofri, Surviving Medicine in the 21st Century
November 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dr. Danielle Ofri, “Surviving Medicine in the 21st Century”
About the Talk: Disillusionment in medicine feels like it is reaching epidemic proportions. Doctors say they would never choose the field if they had to do it all over again. Medical error and burnout seem to be everywhere. But it might be too soon to close the book on the medical profession. This presentation examines the impact of disillusionment, highlighting strategies for re-engaging doctors, combating burnout, and thriving in the new era of medicine.
About the Speaker: Danielle Ofri MD, PhD, is a physician at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and a faculty member of NYU School of Medicine. She writes about medicine and the doctor-patient connection for the New York Times, Slate Magazine, and other publications.
Dr. Ofri is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, the first literary journal to arise from a medical setting. She is the author of a collection of books about the world of medicine, including “What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear”, “What Doctors Feel”, and “Medicine in Translation: Journeys with My Patients”.