WHY DOCTORS WRITE

A documentary by Ken Browne



Please help us capture these important stories! Your donation will help us finish production in 2019.

To thank donors we are offering the following rewards, plus all donors will receive a social media shout out, invite to screenings, and acknowledgement in the credits.

Why Doctors Write Postcard ($15)
Receive a postcard featuring a still from the film!
Est delivery: July 2019

In-Training Anthology ($20)
Receive in-Training: Stories from Tomorrow's Physicians, Volume 2, a collection of over 60 manuscripts and art pieces published on in-Training, the online peer-reviewed publication by and for medical students.
Est delivery: July 2019

Why Doctors Write Digital Download ($25)
Download a full-length digital version of WDW before its general release!
Est delivery: December 2019

Bellevue Literary Press book ($50)
Tinkers by Paul Harding (Pulitzer Prize)
Bellevue Literary Review prize winner edition
Others
Est delivery: August 2019

Signed Book by a Writer-MD in the film ($75) (limited)
You will receive an autographed copy of a book by an author-MD,
Danielle Ofri MD
Rafael Campo MD
Irvin Yalom MD
Audrey Shafer MD
Rita Charon MD
Est delivery: August 2019

First Avenue Hospital Book Basket ($100)
Receive a collection of 3-4 books by writers affiliated with NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital in NYC.
Est delivery: September 2019

Physician-Poet Book Basket ($100)
Receive a collection of 3-4 physician-poets.
Est delivery: Sept 2019

Stanford Medicine and the Muse Book Basket ($100)
Receive a collection of books by physician-writers at Stanford - including Irvin Yalom(signed), Audrey Shafer, Hans Steiner, and Anna Lembke's "Drug Dealer MD"

Narrative Medicine Teaching Tool Kit ($150) (limited)
Receive The Principles And Practice Of Narrative Medicine textbook, along with 2-3 books by authors affiliated with the Narrative Medicine Program at Columbia University.
Est delivery: Sept 2019

Dr. Benjamin Schwartz New Yorker Cartoon ($250) (limited)
Receive a signed print of a Benjamin Schwartz medical cartoon! Dr. Schwartz, noted New Yorker cartoonist, is featured in the film teaching cartooning to medical students.
Est delivery: Sept 2019

Examined Life in Iowa City ($300) ) (limited)
Receive one registration to the 2019 Examined Life Conference, October 24-26, 2019 at the Carver School of Medicine at the University of Iowa, in Iowa City. You will also receive a collection of volumes of the Examined Life Journal
Est delivery: July 2019

Co-Producer Credit ($1,000)
Receive co-producer credit in the film.
Est delivery: July 2019

The New Family Table: Cooking More, Eating Together, Staying (Relatively) Sane
by Julia Nordgren MD

The Center For Independent Documentary is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID #: 04-2738458

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