My COVID-19 Story

In their own words: Life on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic at NewYork-Presbyterian.

Camille Culbegnan's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

She Volunteered to Help in the Emergency Department

Camille Culbengan, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Valerie Louis's My COVID-19 Story Listen to Story

“We are Built for This. I am Built for This”

Valerie Louis, NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital

Adelene Egan's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

A Nurse Photographs the Faces of the Frontlines

Addie Egan, NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Helen Sun's My COVID-19 Story Listen to Story

She Provided Palliative Care Amid the Pandemic

Dr. Helen Sun, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Courtney Vose's My COVID-19 Story Listen to Story

“I Quickly Saw Fear Change into Grit”

Courtney Vose, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NYP Allen Hospital, and NYP’s Ambulatory Care Network-West

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“We Came Through Smarter, Wiser, Stronger”

Ophelia Byers, NYP Hudson Valley Hospital

The EVS Team's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

This Team Proudly Cleaned the Rooms of COVID-19 Patients

Environmental Services Crew, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Mahesh Sumrah's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

“As Nurses, We Chose to Put Others Before Ourselves.”

Mahesh Sumrah, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Emily Jackson's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

She Shares Lessons Learned After Recovering from COVID-19

Emily Jackson, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Amr Hassanein's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

“I Will Never Forget My Time as a Volunteer During the Crisis”

Amr Hassanein, NewYork-Presbyterian Tax Department

Jennifer Tutone's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

She Leads 440 Nurses on the Front Lines

Jennifer Tutone, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Nadeen Robinson's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

She Made Snack Baskets For Her Fellow Nurses

Nadeen Robinson, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Christine Hatola's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

Her Team Monitored 200 Intubated Patients

Christine Hatola, NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Patrick Strang's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

He Planned a First Responders Parade to Thank His Colleagues

Patrick Strang, NYP Hudson Valley Hospital

Laura Garlick's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

“We Were All Baptized by Fire Working in the ICU”

Laura Garlick, NYP Hudson Valley Hospital

My COVID-19 Story: Ansel Oommen, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center Listen to Story

“In the Lab, We Feel the Brewing Storm Just The Same”

Ansel Oommen, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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Meet One of the Voices Behind the COVID-19 Hotline

Barbary Lowy, NYP Medical Group Queens

Zelenia Felipe's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

“It’s a Strength I’ve Never Encountered in My Life Before.”

Zelenia Felipe, NYP Lawrence Hospital

Renee Lemieux's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

“With Unprecedented Times … Comes Unexpected Discoveries”

Renee Lemieux, NYP Hudson Valley Hospital

Hayleigh Ciprello's My COVID-19 Story Watch Video

“We Ran Into the Fire Rather Than Running Away”

Hayleigh Ciprello, NYP Queens

Sheera Gerber's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

She Helped Convert a Psychiatric Unit to Treat COVID-19 Patients

Sheera Gerber, NYP Westchester Behavioral Center

Parag Mehta's My COVID-19 Story Listen to Story

“In This Time of Uncertainty, There is One Certainty: Love”

Dr. Parag H. Mehta, NYP Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Regina Kachkoff-Enk's My COVID-19 Story Read Story

A Trained Opera Singer Uses Her Voice to Provide Comfort

Regina Kachkoff-Enk, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hopsital

Brian Gugliuzza's My COVID-19 Story Listen to Story

He Felt Helpless When a Relative Contracted COVID-19

Brian Gugliuzza, NYP/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

My COVID-19 Story grid of faces