Making the Cut: The (mostly) True Life Story of a Retired Surgeon
#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. 

#15 - A Stitch in Time

#15 - A Stitch in Time

July 2, 2020

Michael encounters two mentor possibilities and participates in a surgery for the first time. 

#16 - Mentorship

#16 - Mentorship

July 7, 2020

Michael encounters a much-needed mentor and father figure while learning a great deal about the true practice of healing.

#17 - The Hardened Hart

#17 - The Hardened Hart

July 9, 2020

In the second half of his stint as Locum House Officer, Michael learns the hard way that some surgeons harm rather than heal.

#18 - Choices

#18 - Choices

July 14, 2020

During his obstetrical rotation, Michael is surrounded by the outcomes of choices his patients made. When a former love re-appears, he must make a choice as well. 

#19 - This Fragile Life

#19 - This Fragile Life

July 16, 2020

Michael crashes headlong into the undeniable fragility of life itself as he finishes his obstetrical rotation.