Stat! Writing the Medical Drama

Date: Jan 24, 2018

What’s not to love about medical dramas? From St. Elsewhere and ER to Grey’s Anatomy and House, the TV subgenre never fails to tug at our heartstrings with tales of flawed humans with the power to save lives or wow us with obscure medical conditions that send us spiraling down WebMD. 

On this special evening, our panel of writers dissect their process for writing medical dramas, from how they conduct research for each episode to how they keep stories and characters fresh and nuanced. 


  • Zoanne ClackGrey’s Anatomy, Presidio Med
  • David ShoreThe Good Doctor, House
  • Lydia WoodwardER, Presidio Med, China Beach
  • John Sacret YoungChina Beach, The West Wing

Moderated by Laurence Andries (Medical Investigation, Six Feet Under)

Stay tuned for more panelist announcements!

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