Fans are itching for the premiere of Grey’s Anatomy season 20, so they can determine just how impactful Meredith Grey’s (Ellen Pompeo) departure as a series regular will be. Although the show typically premieres in September, the new installment was delayed due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, which has now reached a deal.
In the meantime, we’ve been re-watching Grey’s Anatomy (for the billionth time), and we found ourselves asking the same questions. Is the ABC series medically accurate? Are there blatant mistakes? And finally, do doctors really hook up in the hospital’s on-call rooms?
That’s why we turned to not one, but two experts: Dr. Kailey Remien and Dr. Gail Saltz. Not only are they both longtime fans of Grey’s Anatomy, but they also have enough medical knowledge to answer the age-old question: Is Grey’s Anatomy accurate? Here’s what they had to say.