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“The next day, you’ll walk through the doors of the ambulance bay, the ER spread out in front of you. All you see is the apocalypse. Everyone on a breathing machine. Monitors are the only sound you hear, so many monitors, all running their own rhythm.”

New York City ER doctor Craig Spencer MD MPH reflects on the one-year anniversary of the city’s first Covid-19 case.

Read Dr. Spencer’s story in its entirety below.



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Jada Gomez

Senior Platform Editor at Medium. Girl with the long last name from the Empire State. NYU Alum. Runner. Puppy Mommy. Smiler.