Why research and education may pave the way out of the crisis

More than 50,000 students, valuable research projects, and a teaching position that faced seemingly insurmountable challenges: When COVID-19 hit Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the hospital was fighting on many fronts. 

2 min
Published on September 24, 2020

In an exchange with Managing Board Member Christoph Zindel MD, guest speaker Zahi A. Fayad, Professor of Radiology and Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sanai, gives insights into how the situation in New York has changed over the last few months and what crisis management is behind such a large teaching hospital.

Christoph Zindel

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When COVID-19 hit the United States back in January of 2020, New York was one of the first cities to really feel the pressure. Hospitals had to quickly adapt to a new set of working conditions as the virus spread rapidly. It was truly a race against time in an environment where the rules kept changing as we learned more and more about how COVID-19 was transmitted.