Screenwriter, producer, and director who notably created the successful ABC TV shows Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal. She has been nominated for multiple Emmy Awards, and in 2007 she won a Golden Globe for her work on Grey's Anatomy.
She studied at Dartmouth College prior to landing her first job in television.
She has three children, Harper, Emerson, and Beckett.
Actor Patrick Dempsey starred on her hit show Grey's Anatomy.