The CBSSM Research Colloquium will feature the 10th Annual Bishop Lecture in Bioethics as the keynote address. Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D., will present the Bishop Lecture with a talk entitled: "The Amygdala and the Stethoscope: Do Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine?"
Danielle Ofri, M.D., Ph.D. is an internist at Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. She is a founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Bellevue Literary Review, and is a clinical professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine. Ofri writes regularly for the New York Times, the Lancet, the New England Journal of Medicine, and Slate Magazine about medicine and the doctor-patient relationship. She has given TED talks on Deconstructing Perfection and Fear: A Necessary Emotion, and has also performed stories for the Moth. She is featured in the upcoming documentary: “Why Doctors Write.” Ofri is the author of six books about life in medicine. Her newest book—“When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error”— will be available in April, 2020.
The lecture is jointly presented by CBSSM and the Ronald C. and Nancy V. Bishop Lectureship in Bioethics fund.