Dr. Carter reads a letter from terminally ill Dr. Green to the ER staff. Dr. Weaver lashes out at a mentally challenged patient. A terminal, homeless man continues asking for Dr. Green.
Did You Know?
The speech that Carter gives to Gallant in this episode is the same as the one that Dr. Greene gave to him in the Pilot. See more
After the letter that Dr.Greene has written is pinned to the board in the ER, Dr.Lewis pins the bottom half of the letter to the Board. In the ending scene, you see the letter floating in the wind from the open doors. The bottom half is not pinned down and the first page of the letter floats away into the hall because it is not pinned down. See more
Dr. John Carter
You know, there are two kinds of doctors: the kind that get rid of their feelings, and the kind that hold on to them. If you're going to hold on to your feelings, you're going to get sick every once in a while. That's part of it. Helping people is more important than how we feel. Hell, I've been doing this eight years, and I still get sick.