“If I get a call about smallpox from the ER I’m not coming in,” an Infectious Disease doctor said to a colleague in the hospital where I was working.  It was the early days of 9/11 and anything seemed possible. “Are you all OK with providing care for Ebola patients?” our section chief asked.  Our ICU is the … Continue reading

Diary of a Disaster: a nonfiction account of 9-11 and its aftermath

Hi everyone, As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 nears this Sunday, it seems everyone’s been looking back on what went on so long ago and reflecting on where we are today.  I was a medical student at NYU when the towers fell, and am attaching my account of the events surrounding those days, if you’re … Continue reading