Medical Dramas


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Medical Dramas describe fictional shows involving recurring characters that illustrate the work of medical practitioners.

Highlights
Thomas Carter on directing St. Elsewhere
14:24
Paris Barclay on directing a pivotal episode of ER
04:43
Bill Dana on his recurring role on St. Elsewhere and working with Howie Mandel
02:30
Joshua Brand on doing research for St. Elsewhere, on the pilot for the show, and on working with Bruce Paltrow
07:29
Hector Elizondo on co-starring as "Dr. Phillip Watters" on Chicago Hope
02:26
Meta Rosenberg on dealing with Standards and Practices on Ben Casey
01:09
Who talked about this genre

Paris Barclay

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Paris Barclay on directing a pivotal episode of ER
03:56
Paris Barclay on producing and directing City of Angels
02:47

Joshua Brand

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Joshua Brand on creating and writing St. Elsewhere
11:56
Joshua Brand on working on St. Elsewhere
07:29

Reuben Cannon

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Reuben Cannon on casting for IronsideEmergency!The Rockford FilesBaretta  and Sanford and Son
08:44

Thomas Carter

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Thomas Carter on directing St. Elsewhere
14:24

Richard Chamberlain

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Richard Chamberlain on how Dr. Kildare made medical dramas a TV staple
03:21

Bob Claver

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Bob Claver on producing and directing The Interns
02:03

Jeanne Cooper

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Jeanne Cooper on the medical show, Ben Casey
06:48

Walter Dishell

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Walter Dishell on acting as a medical consultant for the series Medical Center
15:30
Walter Dishell on consulting for Medical Center
15:54
Walter Dishell on consulting for Trapper John, M.D.
08:33
Walter Dishell on working on House Calls
03:05

Charles Dubin

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Charles S. Dubin on directing The Nurses
01:02
Charles S. Dubin on directing Medical Center, and on directing Ironside, starring Raymond Burr
03:40

Hector Elizondo

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Hector Elizondo on co-starring as "Dr. Phillip Watters" on Chicago Hope
25:03
Hector Elizondo on guest-starring on Grey's Anatomy
02:31

Ed Begley, Jr. with Emerson College

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Ed Begley, Jr. on starring on St. Elsewhere
06:45

Norman Felton

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Norman Felton on executive producing Dr. Kildare
08:29

Tom Fontana

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Tom Fontana on writing and producing St. Elsewhere
42:22
Tom Fontana on writing and producing St. Elsewhere (Part 2)
37:39

David Gerber

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David Gerber on producing Medical Story
02:15
David Gerber on producing Medical  Story 
02:36

Jerry Goldsmith

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Jerry Goldsmith on composing for Dr. Kildare  and other shows and his process of composing for television
05:06

Leslie Hoffman

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Leslie Hoffman on doing stunts for Emergency
04:01

Lamont Johnson

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Lamont Johnson on directing Dr. Kildare, starring Richard Chamberlin, and The Execution of Private Slovik
09:09

David E. Kelley

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David E. Kelley on creating and exiting Chicago Hope; on his writing process; on the end of Chicago Hope
09:11

Rita Lakin

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Rita Lakin on writing for Dr. Kildare
08:30
Rita Lakin on writing episodes of Medical Center, including a transgender storyline featuring Robert Reed
05:48

William H. Macy

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William H. Macy on ER
16:36

Randolph Mantooth

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Randolph Mantooth on playing "Johnny Gage" on Emergency!  (Part 1) 
36:26
Randolph Mantooth on playing "Johnny Gage" on Emergency! (Part 2) 
55:26

E. G. Marshall

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E.G. Marshall on acting on The Bold Ones
07:38
E.G. Marshall on acting on Chicago Hope
00:45

Leslie H. Martinson

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Leslie H. Martinson on directing Quincy, M.E.
04:43

Jayne Meadows

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Jayne Meadows on appearing as "Nurse Chambers" in the series Medical Center
06:11

Garrett Morris

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Garrett Morris on his dramatic work including appearances on ER
00:47

Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts on St. Elsewhere
07:40

Meta Rosenberg

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Meta Rosenberg on packaging Ben Casey
06:22
Meta Rosenberg on packaging Breaking Point
05:35

Thomas Del Ruth

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Thomas Del Ruth on acting as director of photography for ER
11:55

Thomas Schlamme

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Thomas Schlamme on directing the ensemble cast in Chicago Hope
01:24

Alfred Schneider

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Alfred Schneider on sit-in protests by the gay community in response to Marcus Welby, M.D.
01:28

Ralph Senensky

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Ralph Senensky on directing Dr. Kildare
32:32

David Shore

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David Shore on creating the series House
16:38
David Shore on creating, writing and producing House
48:43

Herbert F. Solow

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Herbert F. Solow on the success of the show, Medical Center
03:01

Nina Tassler

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Nina Tassler on the development and casting of ER
07:08
Nina Tassler on ER and Chicago Hope going up against each other when both shows debuted
02:08

John Wells

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John Wells on writing and producing ER
14:42
John Wells on writing and producing ER (Part 2)
37:35
John Wells on executive producing Third Watch
05:11

Dick Wolf

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Dick Wolf on producing The Human Factor
01:09