In light of the latest issues concerning gun control, sexual assault, and healthcare in America, we’re offering a list of resources for you to look through. The Las Vegas shooting that killed fifty-nine people and injured more than five hundred has us talking about gun control again. Even though, just a couple of weeks later, the media seem to have moved on to other topics, we need to keep the conversation going.
Graduation is a rite of passage that takes us either to the next step in education or our first step in a career. As a stage of new beginnings, it can be a time of uncertainty, but it’s also full of potential for growth. Graduation this season, though, seems particularly marked by uncertainty because of our charged political climate. And graduates are pondering what their own future holds in store for them. That got us thinking about what guidance our authors can give for those moving on to the next chapter of their lives.
The critical role that scientific research plays in our health, safety, understanding of the natural world, and future as a species is under threat. With an administration that is pushing to suppress scientific evidence and keep scientists from communicating their findings, our need for empirical inquiry into how to protect our home and sustain our resources is more important than ever. That’s why the March for Science, an emerging and growing grassroots movement, is launching nationwide tomorrow, April 22. Scientists and science supporters, teachers and parents, global citizens and policymakers will take to the streets, united, to defend and advocate for science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity.
Donald Trump gets sworn in today as commander in chief. His approval rating speaks to the myriad doubts, concerns, and fears many have about what he and his administration will do during his term in the White House. We reached out to a few of our authors to ask if they wanted to share what they want Trump to know, understand or beware of. On Inauguration Day, we share their responses with you.
For years I dragged around poems in the pockets of my white coat, pressing them into the hands of unsuspecting medical students and residents. As an attending physician at a teaching hospital in New York City, my job was to supervise the medical students and residents. I had to ensure that our patients received good medical care and that our doctors in training were learning the ins and outs of inpatient and outpatient medicine.
Caitlin Meyer, senior publicist at Beacon Press, has some book recommendations (and a recipe!) just in time for Chanukah.
Danielle Ofri's acclaimed examination of the intersection of health care and emotion is now available in audiobook.
A new book from Danielle Ofri looks at the emotional side of medicine–the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care.
What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine by Danielle Ofri One of the NYTimes most emailed stories this week is from Danielle Ofri, MD: I never told anyone about my lapse — not my intern, not my...
This eBook original exhibits Danielle Ofri's range and skill as a storyteller as well as her empathy and astuteness as a doctor.
Danielle Ofri appreciated a pro-immigration this past Independence Day.
Beacon authors are collecting laurels and starting important conversations.
Beacon Press congratulates Bellevue Literary Press for Paul Harding's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Danielle Ofri, one of many doctors writing about their experiences with patients, discusses her own approach to ensuring patient privacy.
Danielle Ofri is a physician at Bellevue, a public hospital. Recently, she found herself interacting with Bellevue not as a doctor but rather as the parent of a patient.