November 3, 2016

Sheri Fink

NYU Washington, DC and the Corporation of Yaddo presented Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, physician, and Yaddo artist Sheri Fink for a dialogue on pandemics and the role of media in covering medical crises with former NPR host Jacki Lyden, also a Yaddo artist.

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Sheri Fink is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013) about choices made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  

Jacki Lyden

Jacki Lyden is an American news reporter. She was a correspondent and host for NPR from 1979 to 2014. Since 2014, she has hosted The Seams, an occasional series about fashion and culture that airs on NPR.

The Constance Milstein and Family Global Academic Center has been made possible through the generous leadership and support of alumni and friends, who have facilitated the University's purchase of the global academic site.  

The NYU Washington, DC Salon Series: Conversations with Writers & Artists offers an opportunity for the NYU and Washington, DC community to meet and engage in dialogue with acclaimed writers and artists as they reflect on their craft. This program provides facilitated conversations that aim to illuminate the guests’ creative processes, discuss their current works, and explain the impact of their work on the world around us.