Coronavirus (Covid-19) and young medical professionals: How the pandemic affects the start of a medical career

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) and young medical professionals: How the pandemic affects the start of a medical career

The Covid-19 pandemic has been extremely hard on everyone in the medical field. Experienced  professionals have their hands more than full with sudden patient deaths, hospital overflows and supply shortages, but it’s also been very hard on nursing students, residents, fellows and recent graduates just entering the field, who have been forced to alter the […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the E.R.: A New York emergency room nurse’s experience

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the E.R.: A New York emergency room nurse’s experience

Continuing our series of interviews with doctors and other medical personnel in the era of Covid-19: A nurse in the emergency room of a busy New York hospital told us about her experience, speaking on condition of anonymity.  Here’s a transcript of our conversation, lightly edited for length and clarity.   Phoebe Pinder (CHC) What […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the I.C.U.: The experience of an intensive care nurse in Illinois

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the I.C.U.: The experience of an intensive care nurse in Illinois

Continuing our series of interviews with doctors and other medical personnel in the era of Covid-19: A recently graduated nurse in the ICU of an Illinois hospital told us about her experience.  Here’s a transcript of our conversation, lightly edited for length and clarity.   Phoebe Pinder (CHC) What has surprised you most about the […]