Sister Benjamin is forced to give up her missionary work when she's stricken with leukemia, an illness she hides from her father.
Joe Quinlan becomes the talk of Blair Hospital when he slips out of his sick bed to hustle a wealthy patient in a pool game.
Despite a serious heart ailment, Joe Quinlan competes in a strenuous pool tournament to win the money for his daughter's hospital bill.
Gillespie is impressed with intern Jessie Martel's handling of patient Frederic Foray, a temperamental pianist whose career is threatened by Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Gillepsie expects fireworks: Attorney Justin Post, an outspoken atheist, will be visiting the hospital at the same time as evangelist Andrew Webb.
A reporter tricks Andrew Webb into implying that Justin Post's heart attack may have been divine punishment.
Amy Post seeks a medical explanation for her father's abrupt conversion from atheism to religion after his near brush with death.
Amy Post learns that her father wants to join Dr. Webb in his evangelistic crusade.
Dr. Kildare feels that he must prevent Justin Post from making a television appearance. He plans to do it by declaring the former atheist mentally incompetent.
Justin Post is determined to appear on television with evangelist Andrew Webb despite the danger to himself and the effect of his actions on his daughter.