A terminally ill man worries about what will happen to his mentally disabled brother after his death.
Kildare struggles with his conscience, and with the problem of medical confidentiality, when he hears a delirious alcoholic confess to a crime for which another man has been jailed.
Max Beemis, aware that his heart condition is likely to be terminal, tries to make amends to the blind daughter he deserted years before. But she doesn't want his help.
A medical missionary interning at Blair begins to lose his faith after his wife is killed whilst working in the jungles of South America.
Kildare encounters a seventeen-year-old girl who was kept locked inside her home from the age of five, and now lives in a world of fantasy.
Kildare encounters twin sisters - one considerably less admirable than the other. One of them needs a kidney to save her life, but the other refuses to donate one to her.
A middle-aged intern has an arrogant bedside manner which antagonizes his patients, and also hospital officials.
A laboratory at Blair Hospital is mysteriously wrecked. Medical technician Matt Hendricks tells his wife that he fears for his sanity - he thinks he's the one who caused the damage, but he doesn't know why.
Dr. Victor Jonah is going blind following accidental exposure to radiation in the hospital laboratory. He has a dilemma - should he devote his last days of sight to his family or to his patients?
Once a drug addict, veteran nurse Jenny Freesmith takes action when she observes the first symptoms of addiction in her young colleague, Cathy Benjamin.
An Inidan-born intern, Dr. Ramid, reaches his breaking point after enduring racial slurs from colleagues.
A brilliant but increasingly paranoid doctor fears that Kildare is out to destroy him.
Kildare tries to prevent Mrs. Hastings from having her aphasic husband committed to a sanitarium.
Ted Galahad is an arrogant, sarcastic TV talk show host. When his young son is hurt in an accident and later dies, he blames Dr. Kildare and uses his show to belittle him. Finally, Dr. Gillespie goes on the show to defend his young colleague.
Evie is used to jokes about her big, odd-shaped nose and is nervous when Kildare convinces her to have plastic surgery to remedy the situation. After surgery, she cannot get accustomed to having a normal-looking face and her relationship with her boyfriend seems imperilled.
Medical student Mark Hadley finds the pressure of treating forest-fire victims damaging to his self-esteem.
Doris Manning, no longer a young woman, is due to give birth to her first child. She needs all the emotional support Kildare and the others can give her.