From "ER: A Long, Strange Trip (#15.14)"
[Dr. Oliver Kostin, the doctor who founded the County ER, is now a patient
Dr. David Morgenstern
I was pre-med, volunteering at the hospital when they made him chief in '68. Back then, the ER was a glorified walk-in clinic, where you were seen by unsupervised interns, and residents with no training. And the community ERs were even worse. Staffed by moonlighting dermatologists and psychiatrists...