Grey's Anatomy is a highly acclaimed medical drama that focuses on Meredith Grey as she struggles to maintain relationships while staying sharp at her new job. At Seattle Grace Hospital, she and her fellow doctors make new friends, new enemies and new lovers. The series follows through the hospital, finding personal and professional decisions are not black and white, only shades of grey.
Hahn transfers to Seattle Grace Hospital in the season four episode, "Haunt You Everyday", after performing a successful heart transplant at the request of the Chief of Surgery, Richard Webber. She takes on the role previously held by Burke, Seattle Grace's Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Hahn cultivates an antagonistic relationship with Burke's former protege Cristina Yang, refusing to let her scrub in on surgeries, and constantly criticizing her overly enthusiastic behavior. She later confesses to Addison Montgomery that she is purposely hard on Cristina, as she reminds her of herself as a Resident.
The character deflects the romantic attention of fellow attending Mark Sloan, admitting that she finds him attractive but wishes to keep her private life separate from her working life. She also develops a friendship with Callie Torres which becomes temporarily strained when Callie is led to believe Hahn has romantic designs on her. Although Hahn laughs off the notion, she goes on to kiss Callie in front of Sloan, to prove that he couldn't handle a threesome with the two of them, leaving Callie stunned. In the season four finale, Callie initiates a second passionate kiss, which Hahn reciprocates.
The two attempt a romantic relationship, but while Erica comes to terms with her sexuality quickly, Callie is not so sure of herself, and sleeps with Mark Sloan to "make sure". Erica initially forgives her, but eventually decides that she does not want a relationship with Callie while she is still so unsure about her sexuality, and so Erica leaves her post at Seattle Grace.
Dr. Erica Hahn Quotes
|Season 5 / Episode 7: - Rise Up|
Dr. Callie Torres: Look, I don't now what happened between Denny Duquette and Izzie Stevens that night, but unless you were in the middle of that situation, I don't see how you can make a judgment.
Dr. Erica Hahn: Easy. There's right and there's wrong. And this was wrong. *And* illegal. There is no gray area here. You can't 'kind of' think this is okay. You can't 'kind of' side with Izzie Stevens. And you can't 'kind of' be a lesbian.
Dr. Callie Torres: [stung] Yes, I can.
Dr. Erica Hahn: [laughs sarcastically] I can't believe I didn't know this.
Dr. Callie Torres: Erica, the Chief is right...
Dr. Erica Hahn: No, you. I don't know you at all. [walks away]
|Season 3 / Episode 9: - From A Whisper To A Scream|
Dr. Erica Hahn: So how have you been Preston? Last time I saw you, you stole my patient's heart. Then you got shot. Karma rocks.
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