Mount Sinai Health System

Triage, Ethics, and Equity: Healthcare Emergency Preparedness and Response

The Medical Ethics Student Organization presents another Center-Wide Ethics Luncheon, featuring New York Times bestselling author, Sheri Fink, MD, PhD. Join us for a discussion on medical ethics, racial justice, and health equity.

This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Medical Education's Racism and Bias Initiative.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00am to 12:00am

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Hatch Audditorium
One Gustave L. Levy Place New York, NY 10029-6574

Event Type



Faculty, Staff, Students


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Medical Education


Medical Education



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Sheri Fink, MD, PhD

Sheri Fink, MD, PhD is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013) about choices made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is a correspondent at the New York Times, where her and her colleagues' stories on the West Africa Ebola crisis were recognized with the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. Her story "The Deadly Choices at Memorial," received a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. A former relief worker in disaster and conflict zones, Fink received her MD and PhD from Stanford University. Her first book, War Hospital: A True Story of Surgery and Survival (PublicAffairs), is about medical professionals under siege during the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina. For more information, visit her website.