An emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room.
Dr. Crockett is visited by two New Orleans detectives who have questions about his past. Dr. Choi puts his life in danger to save a child. Dr. Charles gives fatherly advice to his young daughter.
Dr. Halstead has to balance the stress as the ER’s supervising Attending Physician while exploring a budding romance with Dr. Manning. Dr. Rhodes’ skills are put to the test with the arrival of a new, highly competitive Cardiothoracic Fellow. Dr. Charles recovers from both physical and psychological injuries and Dr. Reese continues her psychiatry residency despite new reservations. Dr. Ethan Choi brings his battlefield skills to the front lines of Chicago’s busiest ER. Sharon Goodwin balances the pressure of keeping the city’s largest hospital afloat while maintaining an atmosphere of quality care and compassion. April Sexton navigates the hospital politics of dating a doctor and co-worker.
This season, Dr. Will Halstead has to deal with the challenges of becoming the ER’s newest attending, Dr. Connor Rhodes steps out of his comfort zone as he transitions into the cutthroat world of cardiothoracic surgery and Dr. Daniel Charles trains Dr. Sarah Reese in the mysteries of the human mind. Joining the team as a fourth-year med student is ex-Chicago Fire stalwart Jeff Clarke and Dr. Isidore Latham, Connor’s strange and difficult new mentor. Together, they will confront Chicago’s most critical medical cases and challenging ethical dilemmas.