The lives of staffers and patients at Houston's Memorial Hermann Hospital are examined in a compelling six-part documentary filmed over the course of a year. Among the stories is a pediatrician's fight against her own brain cancer.
A hearing-impaired medical student dreams of a residency at Memorial Hermann Hospital; a pediatrician continues her fight against brain cancer; a high-school quarterback hopes to come back from a devastating injury; a surgeon receives news that changes his life.
A woman begins her difficult recovery from a motorcycle accident; a doctor helps a young boy with epilepsy; a pediatrician tries to return to work after treatment for brain cancer; a woman undergoes chemotherapy for a pancreatic tumor.
A trauma surgeon fights to save a teenager's life; a paramedic picks the wrong time to propose to his girlfriend; a woman prepares to undergo treatment for a tumor; a pediatrician tries to shut down the rumor mill before her reputation is ruined.
A trauma surgeon fights to save a motorcycle cop injured in the line of duty; a first-year medical student confronts a career crisis; a pediatrician recuperates from brain-cancer surgery; a doctor and her music-producer husband discuss their unique relationship; a mother copes with the news that X-rays have revealed a tumor.
A medical student from a poor background looks forward to becoming a doctor; a resident faces an inquisition after losing a patient; a family rallies around an ailing 6-year-old boy; a doctor with brain cancer bids farewell to a good friend; a hand surgeon and his wife consider starting a family.
A hand specialist proposes a unique option to an accident victim; a pediatric nurse explains his decision to pursue a career in medicine; a neonatologist cares for twin boys born prematurely. Narrated by Jeff Colt.