Heartbeat (1988–1989)

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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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 Dr. Joanne Halloran / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Eve Calvert / ... (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
Darrell Larson ...
 Dr. Paul Jared (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Leo Rosetti (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Marilyn McGrath N.P. (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Cory Banks (18 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Dr. Nathan Solt (12 episodes, 1989)
Julie Ronnie ...
 Alice Swanson R.N. (12 episodes, 1989)
Debra Jane Mitchell ...
 Nurse Deborah (8 episodes, 1988-1989)
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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

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Doctors who give a damn.

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This show is considered to be the first US series to feature a lesbian as one of the main characters - nurse practitioner and one of the three hospital's founding partners Marilyn McGrath. See more »

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Excellent TV Series and Way Ahead of It's Time !!!
14 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This series was way ahead of it's time . . . Not only were there mostly women doctors in the practice (headed up by Kate Mulgrew and Laura Johnson to name a few . . . ) But Gail Strickland and Gina Hecht played a wonderful lesbian couple !!! I was still very deep in the closet and was shocked to see women in a relationship that was working. This was pre-Ellen . . . This was the first time I remember lesbians being part of an ensemble cast. I thought they were brilliant for having the story revolve around a Women's Clinic. Having so many stories to choose from.

There has been so little information out there on this series. I really wish someone would come forward and release the DVD's !!! Maybe time has caught up with the series ??? Hint, Hint Hint !!! :-) :-)


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