The Resident Quotes
Bell: I know, I'm as upset as you are.
Devon: Not a chance. I saw it. I lived it. I'll never forget it.
Mina: Same day we save a mother and son, who by all rights should not have survived, a young healthy woman dies.
AJ: What the hell happened?
Devon: Lea Davies wasn't a priority.
Devon: A tear in her bladder was fixable, and it wouldn't have killed her if she hadn't been ignored.
Bell: And you better believe I'm going to identify whether there is a system of failures that lead to this catastrophe--
Devon: More than that was involved, Dr. Bell
Bell: I know what you're thinking, but I've known Dr. Stewart and Nurse Colby for years, and I've never seen either of them treat a patient differently because of race.
Devon: People can have unconscious biases.
Bell: You're absolutely right.
Mina: This can't happen again.
Devon: Look, I have some ideas to safeguard every mother who comes into this hospital.
Bell: I'm listening.
Devon: Ask yourself, would this have happened if Lea wasn't black?
AJ: Not now, Pravesh.
Devon: Then when?
AJ: This happens far too often to women of every color.
Mina: But it's four times more likely to happen to black women. That's a fact.
I know in this situation an apology is not enough, but from the heart of this hospital, I'm here to offer one. Your pain can't even be imagined, and I want you to know that everyone here at Chastain is just devastated. Your wife suffered what we refer to as a never event. Something that should never happen. I can't tell you how sorry we are.Bell
Apologies are routine to help prevent lawsuits. Most people who receive them don't take legal action.Mina
The United States is the most dangerous country in the developed world to give birth in. There's no excuse for that.Bell
Nic: You know what this feels like? Emotional blackmail. I don't move in with you, so you just leave me.
Conrad: Telling you what I want is emotional blackmail?
Conrad: If you're not interested in going forward with me, then it's time to take a step back.
Nic: If that's what you want.
Conrad: That's not what I want.
Nic: I learned to take care of myself.
Conrad: I think holding up the world is your cross.
Conrad: Looks like we're finally doing this.
Nic: Looks like it. You first.
Conrad: Oh, okay. Have you ever woke up in the middle of the night and realized something you never understood before?
Nic: Uh, I guess. I mean not often, but yeah.
Conrad: I'm built to keep moving forward. If there is a mountain, I'll climb it. If there is a race, I'll run it. But what I don't do is stay in the same place...
Nic: That's what you think we're doing.
Conrad: I think, Nic, I think I want something you don't want. Movement towards our future. I'd marry you, Nic, but I don't ask because you don't even want to live together.
Nic: Why are you putting all this pressure on me now?
Conrad: Why is making more of a commitment to me a burden?
Stewart: How long have you been in the US?
Devon: My entire life. I was born in Jersey.
Stewart: Oh, well, good for you.