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Sheri Fink
Author of Five Days at Memorial and War Hospital. Correspondent for . Email your story ideas: sheri.fink@nytimes.com. Facebook:
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Sheri Fink Sep 15
How One Photographer Captured Burning Issues Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide . The talented photographer Tamir Kalifa documented this fascinating and disturbing public health project for many months, described in this back story for Times Insider.
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ANA Ethics Sep 6
Five Days at Memorial by Especially in light of season. It is a real life look at the dilemmas that and other healthcare professionals face in a natural disaster
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Sheri Fink Sep 7
Replying to @ryanfoland
I'm sure you're lovely, but I did not endorse your book and I'm sure I'm not a mermaid. Would appreciate if you could please remove this.
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Sheri Fink Sep 5
In Bahamas, a Blind Father Wades to Safety, His Disabled Son on His Shoulders
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Sheri Fink Sep 4
Wasn't aware of some of these new books about Hurricane Sandy. A relevant book list this week for those looking for insights from storms of the past.
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Carnegie Mellon DMI Aug 31
Playing God: When people are dying and you can only save some, how do you choose?
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Sheri Fink Aug 30
A thoughtful essay on nursing home evacuation dilemmas. However what's missing in this mortality research favoring shelter-in-place vs evacuate has been a comparison of mortality related to controlled pre-storm versus chaotic post-storm evacuations.
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Sheri Fink Aug 29
Replying to @thefxtec
Key pressers, there's hope!
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Sheri Fink Aug 28
And an example of the inventive and effective writing in that piece.
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Sheri Fink Aug 28
It is more comparable to the St. Rita's nursing home case than Memorial hospital for that reason. This is an excellent article on that case:
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Sheri Fink Aug 27
Attorneys for the arrested health workers have said they are scapegoats for larger failures in the emergency response system. . The case will likely evoke similar questions as those following health worker arrests after Hurricane Katrina.
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Sheri Fink Aug 27
Excerpts from today's press conference by the Hollywood Hills Police Department about the felony aggravated manslaughter arrests of health workers yesterday for post-Hurricane Irma nursing home deaths in 2017.
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Sheri Fink Aug 24
In a case reminiscent of one after Hurricane Katrina, arrests are expected Monday in Hollywood Hills nursing home deaths after Hurricane Irma. by .
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Forrest Lanning Aug 10
As my engineering professors once told me "garbage in=garbage out". Over the past 8 months, I was advising the author of the article below, Sheri Fink of the New York Times on what it really takes to estimate catastrophic earthquake damage city-wide as accurately as possible.1/9
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Nikita Stewart Aug 19
My essay is now available online. Many readers saw it in the printed special section. I explore our miseducation and the story of my great-grandfather Nap McQueen who was enslaved, later freed. Thank you .
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Bookish Aug 20
Did your book club love The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by ? Here are three books to check out next:
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Ida Bae Wells Aug 20
For everyone looking to purchase the , it is now available online.
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Sheri Fink Aug 18
‘It’s Not the Same’: Why Bosnian War Refugees Who Helped Revive St. Louis Are Leaving by
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Ida Bae Wells Aug 16
When I conceived of the I knew that our radical reframing of the way we see not just slavery, but black Americans & the role we’ve played would make some people, even other POC, uncomfortable because they’ve only ever been used to seeing us as marginal & a problem.
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Sheri Fink Aug 13
Another thoughtful thread in response to Friday's article on .
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