Scrub up, because this panel is going to dissect the heart of writing medical dramas. Hear from a team of trained professionals on how to create stories of illness, recovery, and redemption without ever stepping foot in an emergency room. After all, no villain is scarier than the undiagnosed disease. With the amount of tension, terror, and drama inherently present in a hospital room, it’s no wonder how many medical dramas have found success on television. Writers from standout shows such as Combat Hospital, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and House, MD will discuss how they operate on each episode while keeping the tension high, the topics fresh, and the research sound.