|"Calling Dr. Hathaway"|
|Season 3, Episode 19|
|Air date||April 24, 1997|
Samantha Howard Corbin
|Directed by||Paris Barclay|
"You Bet Your Life"
"Calling Dr. Hathaway" is the nineteenth episode of the third season of ER. It first aired on NBC on April 24, 1997. It was written as a story by Neal Baer, teleplayed by Jason Cahill & Samantha Howard Corbin and directed by Paris Barclay. It has Carol Hathaway is at a professional crossroads when she scores high on the MCAT. John Carter decides whatever or not report a fellow intern's mistake to Donald Anspaugh.
Carol scores high on the MCAT and weighs on whatever or not she wants a career change. Carter debates on whatever he decides to report Edson's falsifying a patient's chart or not. Benton takes some personal day to care for Carla. Jeanie helps Jerry and Wendy find genetically engineered mouse.
WHAT'S UP DOC?: Hathaway passes her MCAT with flying colors and Weaver begins treating her like a med student. However, Hathaway decides that she loves nursing too much for a career change.
Benton discovers that Carla has diabetes, which gives him concern for his unborn child.
Carter fails to report Edson's misdiagnosis, fearing that Anspaugh wouldn't believe him anyway. A genetically engineered mouse escapes the lab and runs loose through the ER.
Carol Hathaway receives the results of her medical school admissions test but begins to have doubts about being a doctor. When Jerry hears that a very valuable mouse has escaped from the hospital lab, he sets out to trap it in the hopes of collecting the $5000 reward. Dr. Carter is still in Dr. Anspaugh's doghouse and wonders when he'll ever get back into an operating room. He's faced with an ethical dilemma when a fellow resident, Dale Edson, falsifies a patient's chart to cover up an error. Benton finds it difficult to balance work with the demands posed by being a prospective father.
[Jerry is setting up a mousetrap]
Dr. Kerry Weaver: Jerry, what are you doing?
Jerry Markovic: I saw a mouse by the elevator. Soon to be deceased.
Dr. Kerry Weaver: Sounds like Heidi.
Dr. Doug Ross: You know this mouse?
Dr. John Carter: Surgeons don't rat on each other. It's like the Marines: "All for one, and one for all."
Dr. Maggie Doyle: That's the Three Musketeers.
John Smythe: No promises, but you might be contacted by H.R.C.
Dr. Mark Greene: [to Nina] Hillary.
Dr. Nina Pomerantz: Oh... well, if she ever gets her ass stuck in a bucket, she'll know who to call.
John Smythe: Well, I'll tell her you said so.