As Barrow and The Knick prepare to move uptown, Dr. Edwards lobbies the hospital board to be appointed permanent chief of surgery in Dr. Thackery's absence. Though his suspension has been lifted, Dr. Gallinger refuses to return as Edwards' subordinate, so he heads to Cromartie Hospital in hopes of getting Thackery to return to work. Lucy's attempts to make amends with Bertie are rebuffed; Cleary schemes to make extra money; Ping Wu demands regular medical checkups for his prostitutes; Speight attempts to trace the origins of a new plague; Cornelia nourishes a quarantined neighborhood in San Francisco.
Did You Know?
The caduceus with two winged intertwined serpents is oftentimes mistaken as the symbol of medical practitioners, however it is the Rod of Asclepius with a snake wrapped around the deworming rod, which represents the healing arts. The caduceus belonged to Hermes, the god of trade, travelers & tricksters, and was put into use as a symbol by American hospital stewards responsible for managing hospital staff and medical records in the mid-1800's. An argument could be made for the use of the caduceus in an administrative capacity as a symbol of commerce, although at the time it was not the justification for its use. See more
Speight Lived Here
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