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You know how when you watch ER you think, Damn, Carol, what is it about that hospital that keeps you from running after Doug? Or, after seeing Carter and Lucy doin’ some kissin’, you wonder, Maybe med school—and a hot resident—will fill the emptiness I feel inside. Maybe you need someone to talk to afterward, someone who could tell you the whys and hows of choosing a life of medicine, but your friends are all out on dates and your mom gave up on you a long time ago. Here comes the National Institutes of Health’s “Science in the Cinema” program to the rescue: After tonight’s screening of Not as a Stranger, Stanley Kramer’s 1955 film about doctors, nurses, and the crazy lives they lead, a speaker of the doctorly persuasion will lead a Q&A about medical professions (and maybe the odds of nabbing your own Dr. Ross). At 6:30 p.m. at the National Institutes of Health’s Natcher Auditorium, 45 Center Drive, Bethesda. Free. (301) 496-1727. (Tricia Olszewski)