Making the Cut: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon
#6 - Pride and Prejudice

#6 - Pride and Prejudice

June 2, 2020

Michael begins at University College and quickly encounters two very different reactions to his presence on campus. 

#7 - Brotherhood & Banquets

#7 - Brotherhood & Banquets

June 4, 2020

Michael seeks the bonds of brotherhood by joining the University College First 8. He faces his first real societal responsibility as President of the Physiology Society: a banquet. The additional activities, though, have an impact on his academics and awaken a ghost from the past.

#8 - Bliss and Bureaucrats

#8 - Bliss and Bureaucrats

June 9, 2020

Michael encounters the cataclysmic combination of emotion and intimacy, only to be dashed against the rocks of bureaucratic bedlam. 

#9 - Shifting Sands

#9 - Shifting Sands

June 11, 2020

Michael and his friend travel to the Meguid family village in Egypt where Michael learns more about his father, mother, and what it means to belong. 

#10 - Miss Perfect

#10 - Miss Perfect

June 16, 2020

Michael meets his incomparable British rose. 

#11 - Imperfect Serenity

#11 - Imperfect Serenity

June 18, 2020

Michael and Victoria visit her family on the Isle of Wight. As their relationship deepens, Michael navigates the choppy waters of familial acceptance.  

#12 - Crossing the Rubicon

#12 - Crossing the Rubicon

June 23, 2020

Michael finally earns his way across Gower Street and begins seeing patients. He also crosses into untouched lands elsewhere.

#13 - Isaac

#13 - Isaac

June 25, 2020

Michael experiences a crushing loss that brings the challenges of making it through medical school into stark detail. 

#14 - Blood and Roses

#14 - Blood and Roses

June 30, 2020

Michael is exhilarated when he is assigned to clerk the patient of a prominent surgeon. His efforts to impress, however, don't quite go according to plan.