Season 3


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New Amsterdam returns amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the staff must act quickly to save who they can, including multiple victims of a plane crash. Doctor Kapoor is hanging in the balance and no one knows if he is going to make it.

Dr. Reynolds makes a surprise return to New Amsterdam to save his former colleague and friend Dr. Kapoor. Dr. Frome and Dr. Bloom come to blows about obesity and constantly eating in the Emergency Department.

Max resists an idea that could bring New Amsterdam more revenue. Iggy pushes back on the new telemedicine system. Sharpe uncovers a startling trend while treating a beloved former patient.

Max journeys to Connecticut to bring Luna back to New York, but second-guesses his instincts when he sees her with her grandparents. Bloom takes action to ensure her staff feel safe at work while Reynolds takes a backseat in the cardiac unit. Sharpe struggles to lean on Dr. Cassian Shin while dealing with a family emergency.

When Sharpe notices the hospital’s blood supply is running dangerously low, Max concocts a plan to get New Amsterdam out of trouble. Reynolds realizes he has a thing or two to learn from Bloom while making peace with his new position. Iggy helps a patient face their inner demons.

Dr. Frome is pushed to his limits while dealing with a kid who seems to be hurt. He later confronts two girls who are friends and tries to make sense of it. Meanwhile, Max tries to make the hospital a better place for everyone and hands the Medical Director position to Dr. Sharpe, who is dealing with a family matter. Also, the staff tend to several people who were in an accident and one of the people involved is a man who only goes by the name “Superman”. Also, Dr. Reynolds deals with an issue involving his mom and tries to keep everything under control.



“The Legend of Howie Cournemeyer”

Darnell Martin

Graham Norris

April 13, 2021


Max gives care to HIV+ patients but gets backlash in the process. Dr. Frome is hoping to see his friend Dr. Kapoor return to work but later he gets news that Dr. Kapoor has resigned from the Neurological department at New Amsterdam.

Max is forced to examine the inequities in child labor for women of color. Bloom must deal with an overcrowded ED. Sharpe helps Dr. Agnes Kao with a gut-wrenching diagnosis. Reynolds finds himself experiencing something new on the job.



Lisa Robinson

Allen L. Sowelle

April 27, 2021


Max is on a mission to deliver free broadband access. Reynolds treats a young girl with a gunshot wound. Sharpe gives difficult news to a long-time patient. Iggy is immensely proud of his patient’s success but worries that he may be getting too close.




Darnell Martin

Shanthi Sekaran

May 4, 2021


Max reckons with New Amsterdam’s past. Bloom and Reynolds treat a patient in an unconventional relationship. Sharpe decides to take a stricter approach to parenting her frustrated teenage niece. Iggy tries to connect with a patient desperate to have gastric bypass surgery.



“Pressure Drop”

Michael Slovis

Josh Carlebach

May 11, 2021


Max implements sweeping changes to hospital sustainability practices. Bloom returns from vacation. Reynolds treats a young patient with deadly heat stroke. Iggy discovers a dangerous situation with a former patient.



“Things Fall Apart”

Darnell Martin

Graham Norris & Y. Shireen Razack

May 18, 2021


A burst pipe plunges the ED into chaos. Iggy counsels two stressed out parents about their child. Gwen and Calvin have some devastating news for Max.



“Fight Time”

Michael Slovis

Shaun Cassidy & Laura Valdivia

June 1, 2021


Sharpe offers help to a reluctant Mina. Max is faced with a tough decision about Luna. Bloom and Casey treat a patient who has been hiding a lifelong secret. Iggy finds himself in a very dangerous predicament. Reynolds treats a young heart transplant patient with astonishing symptoms.



“Death Begins in Radiology”

Peter Horton

David Foster & Aaron Ginsburg

June 8, 2021


Reynolds receives a dramatic offer. Max scours the hospital after he misplaces his wedding ring. Iggy contemplates a serious life change. Bloom learns some potentially life-changing news about Leyla.