Dr. Danielle Ofri: “The Time-Harried American Physician”

Date: November 16, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Chism Auditorium, Hall of Music
Danielle Ofri

Dr. Danielle Ofri, Associate Professor of Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, will deliver the Third Annual James McClellan Lecture on Humanity in Clinical Care on Nov. 16. Her presentation, titled "The Time-Harried American Physician," will address issues of humanity and the humane in the doctor-patient relationship/

Ofri is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review. Her newest book is "What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine." This event will be preceded by a book signing at 6.30 P.M. Books will be available for purchase at the signing and at the Whitman College Bookstore.

Ofri writes regularly for the "New York Times" about medicine and the doctor-patient relationship. Her essays have been selected for "Best American Essays" and "Best American Science Writing." She is the recipient of the John P. McGovern Award from the American Medical Writers Association for "preeminent contributions to medical communication."

The lecture is sponsored by the James McClellan Lecture Committee and the Whitman College Office of the President and Health Professions Advising Program.