Biography

Sheri Fink

Sheri Fink is the author of FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013). Fink’s reporting has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Magazine Award, and the Overseas Press Club Lowell Thomas Award, among other journalism prizes. A former relief worker in disaster and conflict zones, Fink received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her first book, WAR HOSPITAL: A True Story of Surgery and Survival (PublicAffairs), is about medical professionals under siege during the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Sheri Fink

Books by Sheri Fink

by Sheri Fink - Nonfiction, Social Sciences

Physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs five days at Memorial Medical Center. After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregivers chose to designate certain patients last for rescue. Months later, several health professionals faced criminal allegations that they deliberately injected numerous patients with drugs to hasten their deaths. FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL unspools the mystery of what happened in those days.