Podiatrist Campaigns for PPE for Healthcare Workers at NYC Hospitals

Reem Sheikh, DPM , instructor in the NYCPM department of surgery, and an attending podiatrist at NYC’s Harlem, Lincoln and Metropolitan Hospitals, became concerned about possible shortages of PPE at the hospitals, and the young mother turned to her source of support – Facebook mom groups – for help. Posting on a Friday night at midnight, her pleas for masks, goggles, and face shields immediately resulted in donations of 40 pair of goggles and 300 masks, all hospital-grade; she brought them directly to the ... Read more