Grey's Anatomy is a medical drama set at the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle. The series covers the stories of the interns and residents at the hospital as they try to balance their personal lives with the demands of their medical training. The main character is Meredith Grey, who is married to a neurosurgeon at the hospital .The show follows her life as a third year resident at the hospital in the surgical department run by Dr Richard Webber. It covers not only her relationship with her husband, but also with her best friend Cristina Yang and her interactions with the other doctors and staff. Written by
Medicine nor relationships can be defined in black and white. Real life only comes in shades of grey.
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left the show at the end of season 5, because he felt that his character George O'Malley wasn't given enough storyline or on-screen time throughout the season. He said that there was a "breakdown in communication" between him and creator Shonda Rhimes
. Instead of making any demands, he just asked to be written out of the show. See more
Throughout the series, the Chief of Surgery is shown as running the hospital and surgeons are depicted as making diagnoses. In reality, the Hospital would be run by the Chief Administrator, with a Chief of Medicine and a Chief of Surgery reporting to them. Diagnosis would be handled by medical doctors who would refer the patient for surgery. See more
Dr. Meredith Grey
Surgeons are control freaks. With a scalpel in your hand, you feel unstoppable. There's no fear, there's no pain. You're ten-feet tall and bulletproof. And then you leave the OR. And all that perfection, all that beautiful control, just falls to crap.
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