Has a TED Talk ever happened live from a hospital? Well, not in real life — but yes on television. Last night on Grey’s Anatomy, TED became a part of the surgical action when Dr. Callie Torres was prepping to give a talk on the wonders of cartilage. But when a leaking tanker led to extensive injuries and burns, she’s was unable to leave the Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital ER to get to the conference. In the emotional peak of the episode, she delivers her talk via livestream from the hospital conference room.
Watch the full episode on ABC.com. And fast forward to 35:50 to see Callie Torre’s TED Talk. It begins, “I had a pretty bad year…”