Dr James ‘Charlie’ Mahoney led his team through the crisis at SUNY Downstate medical center’s ICU, until his life was cut short by the virusA beloved small-town nurse, a ‘karaoke master’: the US health workers who died from Covid-19When James “Charlie” Mahoney and his older brother Melvin went to medical school in the 80s, black doctors were hard to find.“We remember what it was like when you didn’t see anybody that looked like you,” said Melvin, an internal medicine doctor who worked alongside Mahoney. Even now this group comprises only 5% of the physician workforce. Continue reading...
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Dr. James A. Mahoney, who had spent his whole career at a poorly financed public hospital,...Dr. James A. Mahoney, who had spent his whole career at a poorly financed public hospital, went to extraordinary lengths to help patients.