Set at the fictional Chelsea General Hospital in Portland, Ore., Monday Mornings follows the lives of doctors as they push the limits of their abilities and confront their personal and professional failings. The title refers to the hospital’s weekly morbidity and mortality conference, when doctors gather with their peers for a confidential review of complications and errors in patient care.
Chelsea General is home to some of the top surgeons in the world, thanks in large part to the hospitalâ€™s notorious Monday morning morbidity and mortality â€“ or â€œ311â€ â€“ conferences. In these legendary meetings, Chief of Staff Harding Hooten leads a harsh, closed-door review of the complications encountered and mistakes made during the course of patient care. Dr. Jorge Villanueva, the hospitalâ€™s trauma chief. Their cadre of medical talent includes hotshot neurosurgeons Dr. Tyler Wilson and Dr. Tina Ridgeway; the abrasive Dr. Buck Tierney; the socially challenged Dr. Sung Park; the petite-but-formidable Dr. Sydney Napur; and inquisitive resident Dr. Michelle Robidaux.Read more »