BOSTON MED CAPTURES DOUBLE LUNG TRANSPLANT IN PREMIERE EPISODE
Plus: ABC Cameras Are There When Injured Police Officer Gets Facial Reconstructive Surgery
And: One Resident Questions if Medicine is the Right Field for Her
Daniel "Dibar" Dibardino is a cocky and self-assured surgeon approaching the top of his game after nearly a decade of training in the ultra demanding cardiothoracic program. Even after only two hours of sleep, he talks and walks like he's on rocket fuel, as he tries to pull off a tricky double-lung transplant involving two recipients. "Boston Med" premieres THURSDAY, JUNE 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Plus: Maria Troulis is an Oral Maxillofacial surgeon who reconstructs the faces of people who have had traumatic injuries. These include a soldier returning from war, an NFL football player, and in this episode an officer shot in the line of duty. ABC cameras are there when the officer and his family arrive at the Mass General ER.
And: Pina Patel is in her fourth and last year of an Emergency Medicine residency. A graduate of Ohio State, she struggles to gain confidence in a training program filled with colleagues toting Harvard degrees. After failing to perform a standard medical procedure and being criticized for her leadership abilities, Pina questions whether she's cut out to go the distance and become an attending.
Picking up where "Hopkins" left off, "Boston Med" travels to a city renowned for medical excellence and home to three superb American hospitals: Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Children's Hospital. Over four months, ABC cameras had unparalleled access to hospital staffs and patients. From operating rooms to end-of-life meetings, "Boston Med" explores the culture of doctors and nurses and the conversations that happen outside the patient's earshot. This unsparing look at the ups and downs of hospital care holds many surprises for viewers.
Terence Wrong is producer and executive producer. Rudy Bednar is senior executive producer. Sedika Mojadidi and Carl Hansen are supervising producers of "Boston Med."