Susan throws herself into her work to escape her stressful personal life, earning recognition from Kerry and Mark, who begins preliminary discussions on next year's chief resident. Carter needs a pedes rotation, and fast, with Doug to graduate med school. Doug takes up with his father's girlfriend. Shep overreacts and attacks an Asian boy interfering at a scene. Mark and Jenn try to discuss their divorce amicably, with unforeseen results. Benton is named Resident of the Year. Harper leaves for an OB rotation at Parkland in Dallas.
Al Ruscio, Annie O'Donnell, Chad McKnight, Christopher Graves, Eddie Mui, Fran Montano, Kevin Graves, Lynn Milgrim, Marg Helgenberger, Mariangela Pino, Meloney Black, Michael C. Mahon, Pierre Epstein, Rex Ryon, Romy Rosemont, Scott Williamson, Vien Hong