How Memorial Honors Healthcare Heroes: Five Days


Vera FarmigaAnd Cherry JonesWe aren’t just looking for entertainment. Five days at Memorial.

The stars of the Apple TV+ limited series, which premiered Aug. 12, are hoping that viewers will come away from the show with a renewed sense of gratitude for the nurses and doctors who worked tirelessly through the coronavirus pandemic and other events. “Our healthcare workers, our doctors and our nurses, who operate with capital E empathy and determination, especially in the last three years, deserve the spotlight,”E! Exclusively told Farmiga News. “I do feel that in many ways, our show is an honor to them, a celebration of them.”

Five Days of Memorial centers on Dr. Anna Pou(Farmiga), Dr. Susan Mulderick (Jones) as they help patients during Hurricane Katrina, which wreaked havoc in New Orleans and neighboring cities in 2005. The natural disaster forces the doctors to make difficult decisions about the welfare of the patients, as well as their own staff, in the face of turmoil. 

Farmiga stated that she discovered through Dr. Pou that these doctors were her real heroes. “have earned the name hero”Thank you for your hard work. “Just the sheer willingness to report to duty in catastrophes,”She said: “that takes a remarkable type of human human being.”