Susan is the love interest to Dr. Jesse Travis (Charlie Schlatter).
She is perky and fun. She scuba dives and is very athletic. She
stands up to Mark Sloan (Dick Van Dyke), and knows her way around
the hospital. Nurse Susan and Jesse were engaged to be married,
but she left him in the last season.
was on for about 2 1/2 seasons. She originally auditioned for
1 line, then was called back when the producers combined 2 nurses
to make her part larger. The episode went short, and before she
knew it she was in a scene kissing Dr. Travis to fill in the extra
time. the show received so much fan mail about that nurse and
their relationship that she became a recurring character. During
her time on the show, DM received its highest ratings for CBS.
of DM can currently be seen on PAX-TV.