A medical based drama centered around Meredith Grey, an aspiring surgeon and daughter of one of the best surgeons, Dr. Ellis Grey. Throughout the series, Meredith goes through professional and personal challenges along with fellow surgeons at Seattle Grace Hospital.
The life you save may be your own.
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An article in a 2014 issue of the scholarly journal Communication Research reported on the results of several studies that all found that being a regular viewer of this show correlated with having much more strongly negative attitudes toward organ donation than non-viewers. The article said, in part: "Of the medical dramas examined for depicting organ donation myths, perhaps no program features as many inaccuracies as Grey's Anatomy
(2005) (see Morgan et al., 2007; Morgan et al., 2010; Morgan, Movius, and Cody, 2009; Quick, 2009). Unfortunately, the impact of these inaccurate media portrayals results in misguided societal beliefs about organ donation (Morgan et al., 2010) and often surface as reasons for declining to register to be organ donors (Morgan et al., 2005)." 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. Cristina Yang
I get angry when I go without sleep.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.60