Emily Owens finally feels like she is grown up. After her awkward high school years, Emily has just graduated from medical school and is about to start interning at Denver Memorial Hospital. She’ll have the chance to work under world-renowned cardiologist and her med-school crush Will Rider is also an intern. Emily is starting to realize that the hospital is just like high school.
Emily soon finds out that her high school nemesis, Cassandra is also starting at Denver Memorial. Their rivalry is still there we see as they both try to be better than the other one in there new internship, as well as competing for Will’s attention. Intern Tyra Granger tells Emily that all the cliques are still there: the jocks have become orthopedic surgeons; the mean girls are in plastics; and the rebels are in the ER. Emily is the new kid once again and won’t be able to escape high school as easily as she thought she could. She will have to balance the personal and emotional struggle of social politics with the high-stakes world of life-and-death medical decisions.
Emily is beginning to realize that although she may still be a geek, she has the potential to be a great doctor. Emily Owens M.D. is premieres Tuesday at 9pm on CW44.