"Nursing Education compiled and ranked a list of 25 top TV shows about nursing and hospitals, using March 17, 2021 data from IMDb. The shows are ranked by the IMDb user rating, and ties are broken by IMDb user votes.
The list is a diverse one featuring nurses both on the job and off. The portrayals include a nurse battling addiction, a nurse balancing work and single motherhood, midwives delivering babies, and several male nurses playing against long-held and antiquated stereotypes. Some of these shows present nurses as main characters, while in others they are background players. There are shows from the past and from the present and some are long gone, while others remain on the air. They fall into a variety of genres from crime-drama to comedy and are set in places spanning thousands of miles from Toronto to Los Angeles to Boston."