[...] Where doctors save lives and make love, often simultaneously. Our stories, Ripped from the Headlines. Our passions, unbridled. Our cafeteria, eh… Make love to me, Ann. I know I’m just a surgeon and you’re a hotshot upstart administrator, but damn the rules, damn the system, damn our two foot height disparity, I want you.A series focusing on the practice of medicine in a hospital setting. Provides an opportunity to educate the public on medical realities (e.g., initial misdiagnosis; correcting fallacies about well-known illnesses). Like the Police Procedural or Law Procedural, these are vehicles for short stories.
— Jeff!Abed, 'Community'
Examples of Medical dramas:
Medical dramas tend to use these tropes: