Bad medicine exposed in new US TV drama The Resident

(From left) Emily VanCamp, Matt Czuchry and Manish Dayal star in The Resident.
(From left) Emily VanCamp, Matt Czuchry and Manish Dayal star in The Resident.PHOTO: 20TH CENTURY FOX

New medical drama The Resident pulls back the curtain on the problems in American medicine

If you are the sort who gets nervous going to the hospital, watching The Resident, a new medical drama, will probably make it worse.

The show, starring Matt Czuchry and Bruce Greenwood, features a bungling surgeon who routinely kills patients and then covers it up, and a healthcare system more worried about its bottom line than saving lives.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 19, 2018, with the headline 'Bad medicine exposed A relatable South Asian doctor with the brains'. Print Edition | Subscribe