An intern violates procedure by giving penicillin to a woman attempting to hide a case of venereal disease from her husband.
The hospital faces a major lawsuit and possible criminal charges after a surgeon allows a non-physician to operate on a patient.
The hospital chaplain causes controversy when he begins telling patients that they can be cured by faith; guest James Stephens.
Mac and Hamill are outraged to discover that a top college basketball player permanently sidelined by injury is also illiterate.
Mac's emotions are torn when a nurse (Olivia Cole) with whom he once had an affair is attacked in the hospital parking garage.
A no-nonsense judge (John McLiam) about to preside over a controversial case suffers a stroke and has a near-death experience.
A woman brings her dying father to the hospital, mistakenly believing that a new clinical research center is open for operation.
Mac is sued for malpractice after a patient, the wife of a hospital employee, suffers a paralyzing stroke during an operation.
A routine gall-bladder operation for Hamill's former wife develops into a crisis situation when she goes into respiratory shock.