416 : Torn And Frayed
Losing sleep over Charlie's impending brain surgery, a stretched-thin Alex teams up with Cassie to free a young woman from her abusive partner, while Dawn, facing a series of life-threatening complications when a patient's pacemaker malfunctions, struggles with a seemingly simple decision. In the ER, Maggie treats an anxious Jackson after a neurological symptom has the nurse anxious over his physical health and romantic future.
417 : Anybody Seen My Baby
After Kristine suffers a stroke, Charlie must postpones his surgery in order to help her pop. However when Alex discovers the Nurse's past may not be as she remembers, they must team up to find a way to bring peace to the already troubled spirit. Meanwhile, in the ward, Maggie, Bishop, and Cassie struggle to save a woman and her unborn child as she battles symptoms of her acute liver failure.
418 : Let Me Go
When Charlie's tumor proves more dangerous than initially thought, Alex and Shahir struggle to save his life. Meanwhile Charlie wanders the halls of Hope Zion in an attempt to find meaning in his life and gift, all the while giving hope to his bereaved spouse. In the ward, Dawn treats a teen heartthrob with a hole in his heart with Maggie, forcing her to come to terms with her own feelings towards Zach.
501 : Doctor Destiny
502 : Midlife Crisis
Alex and Maggie discover that one of the car crash survivors they're treating has breast cancer, and is a match for their cancer study. Meanwhile, Dana's resolve to re-certify in Trauma is tested when Dawn pushes her to treat a mangled motorcyclist, and Charlie is pulled into surgery before his arm is completely healed.
503 : Birthday Blues
It's a not-so-Happy Birthday for Alex, who's still reeling from her split with Charlie. To make matters worse, she makes a promise to a young girl, whose own birthday is derailed by her father's sickle cell crisis. Charlie treats a paranormal skeptic, only to discover this supernatural naysayer has a haunting of his own. And Cassie confronts her inner fear of parasites with some exposure therapy, as she treats a brother/sister duo riddled with every infestation.
504 : A Stranger Comes To Town
Tempers flare as Dev's med school rival, Billy Scott arrives at Hope Zion, while Alex breaks the rules and puts her job in jeopardy to help Manny save the life of an at-risk youth, and Charlie and Maggie treat an 1812 War re-enactor, whose complications align with the historical character he's playing.
505 : Tested And Tried
Although Alex's patient is desperate for a liver-transplant, the only donor is an estranged father that's hiding in witness protection, forcing Alex to go to new depths to make sure both survive. Hope Zion's CEO Thomas Leffering cuts costs by banning expensive surgeries, butting heads with a defiant Dawn. Sensing his E.R. might be next to go, Zach plans for a perfect day only to be faced with the 10 plagues of Egypt.
506 : Doctor Robot
When Alex and Maggie cannot agree on the best way to help an ailing Bree, their hesitation causes complications, leading to Alex not telling the whole truth to Charlie, who has just been made interim Chief of Surgery. Meanwhile, Charlie's patient's incessant puns signal a deeper problem, and Zach struggles to transition his E.R. to an Urgent Care, while struggling to convince his patient to wear pants.
507 : Gutted
Following the tragic complications with their cancer study patient Bree, Alex and Maggie are under investigation by a high focused lawyer looking to get to the truth of the matter. To make matters worse, Alex must tell her mother that she's been diagnosed with a terminal disease. Zach's transition from ER to urgent care facility comes smashing to a halt when a car crashes into the ambulance bay, pinning a man against the wall.
508 : Knowing Me, Knowing You
Charlie and Manny go toe-to-toe while treating two star-crossed lovers who are having an affair. Maggie and Dawn's different approaches to medicine are put at odds while treating a dad with a ninja star injury and his worried young son, while Dawn also deals with her bid to get back the Chief of Surgery position, and Maggie evaluates the residents.
509 : All Our Yesterdays
When a John Doe comes into the hospital after being struck by a subway train, it's a race against the clock to save his life, but things take a more dramatic turn when Charlie realizes that the man is no John Doe, but "The Great Randall Crane. Maggie attempts to leave her past behind, but that proves impossible when Sydney Katz comes back to town, urging Maggie to put her pregnant sister in the now-defunct cancer study. Away from the hospital, Alex takes her mother to their family farm in the wake of Martha's diagnosis, only to find out that Martha wants to take her own life before her illness gets the chance.
510 : Change Of Heart
While planning her mother's memorial service, Alex treats a young chronic kidney patient who has a "savior sibling who is going to donate one of her kidneys, but when she presents with a cardiac virus, the sick sister becomes the savior. Meanwhile, Maggie and Sydney rediscover and rekindle their relationship while treating an interesting young couple.
511 : Nightmares & Dreamscapes
Charlie is haunted by a mischievous ghost that can't pop while he tries to save the life of a young man who was in a bad car accident with his brothers, who did not survive. Sydney treats an older pregnant woman whose "miracle baby is fine, but her brain is not, so Shahir has to perform a craniotomy on her. Two roommates are both admitted to the hospital separately and it comes to light that one roommate has a sleep disorder that caused him to attack the other.