Film Screening & Panel Discussion
Dr. Osman Sayan '87 and Dr. Craig Gronczewski
This film screening will include a discussion with Dr. Osman Sayan (P'87, Assistant Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Attending Physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center) and Dr. Craig Gronczewski (President, Medical Staff, Princeton HealthCare System and Chairman, Emergency Medicine, University Medical Center of Princeton).
In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives us unprecedented access to America’s busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic, young doctors-in-training as they wrestle openly with both their ideals and with the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system. Their training ground and source of inspiration is “C-Booth,” Los Angeles County Hospital’s legendary trauma bay, the birthplace of Emergency Medicine, where “more people have died and more people have been saved than in any other square footage in the United States.” CODE BLACK offers a tense, doctor’s-eye view, right into the heart of the healthcare debate – bringing us face to face with America’s only 24/7 safety net.
Best Documentary winner at Los Angeles Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival, as well as the Audience Award Winner at both Denver Starz Film Festival and Aspen FilmFest. http://codeblackmovie.com/.