David Foster is an American television writer, producer and medical doctor best known for working as a writer/producer on the critically acclaimed Fox medical drama series . House
Medical career [ edit ]
Foster graduated from
Harvard Medical School in 1995. He attended school with Neal Baer, a pediatrician who would eventually become the executive producer of . As a doctor he worked at Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard School of Public Health listening to patient's stories and diagnose uncommon illnesses, a skill which he would later utilize as a writer on House. 
Television career [ edit ]
Foster would eventually move into television writing through Neal Baer, who hired him to freelance-write an episode of
Law & Order: SVU entitled "Parts". The producers of House were impressed by his credentials and hired him as a consulting producer during the show's first season. Since then he has served as a writer and producer and was promoted to co-executive producer at the beginning of the seventh season. 
House episodes [ edit ]
" (1.09) DNR "
" (with Mob Rules John Mankiewicz) (1.15) "
" (2.05) TB or Not TB "
" (2.17) All In "
" (3.03) Informed Consent "
" (3.13) Needle in a Haystack "
" (4.05) Mirror Mirror "
" (with House's Head Peter Blake, Doris Egan, Russel Friend, and Garrett Lerner) (4.15) "
" (with Wilson's Heart Peter Blake, Russel Friend, and Garrett Lerner) (4.16) "
" (with Birthmarks Doris Egan) (5.04) "
" (with Big Baby Lawrence Kaplow) (5.13) "
" (with Locked In Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner) (5.19) "
" (with Broken Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner, and David Shore) (6.01 / 6.02) "
" (6.10) Wilson "
" (with Baggage Doris Egan) (6.21) "
" (7.05) Unplanned Parenthood "
" (with Last Temptation Liz Friedman) (7.19) "
" (with Transplant Liz Friedman) (8.02) "
" (with Nobody's Fault Russel Friend and Garrett Lerner) (8x11)
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
In 2010, Foster won a
Writers Guild of America Award for the " Broken" episode of House, which he shared with Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner and David Shore. 
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