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Published Articles and Essays


 1. Kaplan, R.  To A Patient , Annals of Internal Medicine, June 19, 2018


 2. Wadden, T., Berkowitz, R., Womble, L., Sarwer, d., Phelan, S., Cato,R., Hesson, I., Osei, S., Kaplan, R., and Stunkard, A.  Randomized Trial of Lifestyle Modification and Pharmacotherapy for Obesity.  New England Journal of Medicine 2005;353:2111-2120, Nov. 17, 2005

 3. Barsky, R.D. (Kaplan) and Lachman, M.  Understanding of Horizontality in College Women:  Effect of Two Training Procedures.  International Journal of Behavioral Development 9:31-43, 1986


1. Kaplan, R. Grow Old Along with Me, Sweettree Review, Winter 2022

2. Kaplan, R. Some Matters of Choice, Open Arts Forum Front Page, Feb. 2022 

3. Kaplan, R. Luck of the DrawStonecoast Review No. 16, Winter 2022

4. Kaplan, R. Space, Herstry Blog, Oct. 28, 2021

5. Kaplan, R. Detach, Herstry Blog, Aug. 11, 2021

6. Kaplan, R. Oxy, The Smart Set, Aug. 2, 2021


7. Kaplan, R. Dream Logic, Minerva Rising, Issue 20, Spring 2020

8. Kaplan, R. Tornado, Initial Encounter,, Nov. 17, 2020


9. Kaplan, R.  How to Shelter in Place:  A Survival Manual,  Eastern Iowa Review, Spring, 2020


10. Kaplan, R.  Shelter with Me,  Another Chicago Magazine:  Dispatch from a Pandemic, May 24, 2020.

11. Kaplan, R.  To A Patient, Annals of Internal Medicine, June,2018

12. Kaplan, R. Physician Burnout:  How Can We Regain our Resilience?  ACP Southeastern Chapter Governor's Newsletter, June, 2017

13. Kaplan, R.  Brave New World?  Kevin, MD, guest blogger, May 7, 2017.

14. Kaplan, R.  Brave New World?  Feb. 2017

15. Kaplan, R.  The Last Chocolate Bar,  Feb 7, 2017

16. Kaplan, R. and Kaplan, L., When Doctors Lose Control  The Consultant. 2016; 56: 550-2.

17. Kaplan, R. The End of Nice,  Pulse Editor' Picks:  A 3rd Anthology., 2016

18. Kaplan, R. The Last Chocolate Bar, Amarillo Bay.  2016

19.  Kaplan, R. Lafitte and Other Secrets,  Amarillo Bay.2015

20. Kaplan, R. Going Live,  The Consultant, Spring, 2012

21. Kaplan , R. The End of Nice.  Pulse Magazine, Sept., 2011

22. Kaplan, R. Doctor, Hear Thyself.  Brandeis Magazine.  Sept. 2011

23. Kaplan, R. Narrative Medicine:  Using Writing See the Human Being.  Temple Medicine, Spring, 


24. Kaplan, R.  Bag of Bones and Box of Knees    in Prompted, An Anthology from the Greater Philadelphia Writer's Worship  PS Publishing, 2010

25. Kaplan, R.  Finalist Entry for the Autobiography Project, Philadelphia Daily News, May 12, 2006

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