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. Dream Logic, Minerva Rising, Issue 20, Spring 2020

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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