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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.  Heart Dissection, Vagabond City, in press, 2023

2. Kaplan, R.  Return of the Day, Green Hills Literary Tavern, in press, July 2023

3. Kaplan, R.  A Wedding, El Portal, in press, Spring 2023

4. Kaplan, R.  I Won't Waste Your TimeIgnition Literary Magazine, in press, Spring 2023

5. Kaplan, R.  Dancing with DeathSignal Mountain Review, Fall, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

27. Kaplan, R. Narrative Medicine:  Using Writing See the Human Being.  Temple Medicine, Spring, 2010.

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

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

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