Rosalind Kaplan, MD is a physician and writer in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently an MFA candidate at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, and teaches medical humanities. She writes and edits medical content for Elsevier Publishing and works in Urgent Care Medicine currently. She was most recently an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She saw patients in the women’s primary care practice and taught students both in the classroom and in clinical settings until June of 2018.
She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in biochemistry and psychology from Brandeis University, then went on to earn her MD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She then completed residency training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. She also completed a clinical fellowship in psychosomatic medicine with the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Association.
Dr. Kaplan has been practiced primary care medicine for 28 years with a special interest in medical complications of eating disorders. Dr. Kaplan writes creative nonfiction, mostly related to medical issues and practice. Her book, Patient in the White Coat is her first full-length book.