Ethics in Crisis: Observations from the Frontlines of COVID-19 with Dr. Sheri Fink

This webinar is part of the CHDS Lecture and Webinar Series and is held in partnership with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and the Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association and Foundation.

Time: June 10, 2020 2pm Eastern/ 11 am Pacific

Description: Throughout the pandemic, government leaders, health care professionals, and communities around the globe have confronted extraordinary resource allocation questions as the number of critically ill patients grew daily amidst severe shortages of equipment, supplies, staffing and hospital beds. In this webinar, Dr. Sheri Fink, Pulitzer Prize winning author of Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, will answer questions about her recent experiences as a New York Times medical correspondent in hospitals during the COVID-19 response and discuss ethical dilemmas facing leaders during the crisis.

Webinar Recording:


Dr. Sheri Fink

The New York Times


Glen Woodbury

Center for Homeland Defense and Security

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