Episode 1×03 “Fallback Plan”
DR. RHODES’ COMPLICATED PAST CRASHES INTO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AS A FRIEND’S LIFE HANGS IN THE BALANCE
When Dr. Connor Rhodes (Colin Donnell) takes the case of a close family friend who’s been impaled by glass shards, he’s reunited with his sister, Claire Rhodes (guest start Christina Brucato), and forced to confront his past.
Meanwhile, Dr. Natalie Manning (Torrey DeVitto) convinces a young musician to undergo a surgery that will save her life but could destroy her hearing.
Nick Gehlfuss, Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Mererson, Yaya DaCosta, Brian Tee, and Rachel DiPillo also star.
David Eigenberg, James McCaffrey and Julie Berman guest star.
Air Date: Tuesday 12/01/2015 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) on NBC
Episode 1×02 “Just Two Blocks”
DR. CHOI MUST PUT ASIDE HIS EMOTIONS WHEN TREATING A MOTHER WHO ABANDONED HER NEWBORN CHILD IN AN ALLEY
As Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) treats a bleeding teenage girl, he discovers she’s just given birth, sparking a frantic search for her abandoned baby.
When the details of the teen’s troubled past emerge, Ethan finds himself at odds with pediatrician Dr. Natalie Manning (Torrey DeVitto) and hospital administrator Sharon Goodwin (S. Epatha Merkerson) as they’re forced to make some difficult decisions about the teen’s future.
Dr. Will Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss) treats a hypochondriac with chest pains while struggling to navigate his overbearing wife.
Meanwhile, med student Sarah Reese (Rachel DiPillo) and psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Charles (Oliver Platt) treat a patient suffering from dementia, only to discover she may not have dementia at all.
Colin Donnell and Yaya DaCosta also star.
Marina Squerciati, Brian Geraghty and Carl Lumbly guest star.
Air Date: Tuesday 11/24/2015 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) on NBC
Episode 1×01 — Series Premiere — “The Green Branch”
CHICAGO MED IS STRETCHED TO ITS LIMITS WHEN AN ELEVATED TRAIN CRASH BRINGS CHICAGO TO ITS KNEES ON THE SERIES PREMIERE
The emergency department’s grand opening is interrupted by an onslaught of crash victims, pushing hospital administrator Sharon Goodwin (S. Epatha Merkerson) and her staff to their limits as they frantically work to triage and treat patients.
It’s all hands on deck as newly hired trauma surgeon Dr. Connor Rhodes (Colin Donnell), pregnant pediatrics specialist Dr. Natalie Manning (Torrey DeVitto), third-year resident Dr. Will Halstead (Nick Gehlfuss), military-trained Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee), nurse April Sexton (Yaya Dacosta) and head of psychiatry Dr. Daniel Charles (Oliver Platt) must pull together to save lives.
Rounding out the team is medical student Sarah Reese (Rachel DiPillo), who quickly learns some of the hard lessons that come with life in the Emergency Department.
Marlyne Barrett, David Eigenberg, Kara Killmer and Jesse Lee Soffer guest star.
Air Date: Tuesday 11/17/2015 (09:00PM – 10:00PM) on NBC