Rosalind Kaplan, MD, FACP graduated from Brandeis University Summa Cum Laude with a B.A. in Biochemistry and Psychology. She went on to receive her MD degree fro the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She then did her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine with the Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Association. Dr. Kaplan has held academic positions at Cooper University Hospital/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. She spent 15 years in private practice, and now has returned to academic medicine as Associate Professor of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. She is currently the Medical Director of Temple Health Women’s Care, a multidisciplinary women’s health practice of the Temple Health System. Dr. Kaplan’s academic and clinical interests include medical management of eating disorders, behavioral issues in primary care, women’s health and narrative medicine. She teaches narrative medicine to medical students at Temple University School of Medicine and is the author of one full-length medical memoir and numerous essays in the medical narrative genre. Dr. Kaplan lives with her husband in Bala Cynwyd, Pa. She has two young adult children and an extremely small dog. She enjoys travel and outdoor activities in her personal time.