New Amsterdam NBC Freema Agyeman Ryan Eggold Today Jocko Sims talks on the fifth and final season of 'New Amsterdam

View Euro Exclusives The series is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer's famous memoir Twelve Patients: Life and Death at

Bellevue Hospital from his experience of more than a decade as a medical director, per a press release.

Sims, who plays Dr. Floyd, is also a writer and producer, having appeared in several film television shows

including Dreamgirls, Jarhead and 2014's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Dr. Max Goodwin is a caring physician whose

goal is to heal a broken medical system, to provide exceptional care to those who need it most. He inspires

He inspires everyone around him and visits the New Amsterdam Medical Center at New Amsterdam Medical Center. 

Nothing will stop him to breathe new life into the centre. Also working with Goodwin are Dr. Lauren Bloom (Montgomery) 

of the ER Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Floyd Reynolds (Sims) Psychiatrist Dr. Iggy Fromm (Labine) Dr. Elizabeth

Wilder (Frank), Head of Deaf Surgeon Oncology. In season five, Max returns to the helm of a busy New York City public hospital.

Sims originally wanted to pursue a career in medicine and decided to become an actor instead. When he found himself playing a

doctor on the small screen, EUR's Ny MaGee asked him what the actors had in common between medical professionals,