A patient's treatment plan takes an unexpected turn when Max gets overly invested. Meanwhile, Reynolds celebrates his birthday with some help from the hospital and Kapoor grapples with a case that hits close to home.
Season 1 Episode 8 of New Amsterdam (2018) was watched by 5,820,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.10 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The brilliant and charming Dr. Max Goodwin is the Bellevue institution's newest medical director, who sets out to tear up the bureaucracy and provide exceptional care.
Not taking "no" for an answer, Dr. Goodwin must disrupt the status quo and prove he will stop at nothing to breathe new life into this understaffed, underfunded and underappreciated hospital - the only one in the world capable of treating Ebola patients, prisoners from Rikers and the president of the United States under one roof - and return it to the glory that put it on the map.