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Season 5, Episode 20 First Response

First Aired: January 16, 2005

Dr. Vanessa Burke (Lauren Velez), newly named chief of trauma at Rittenhouse, pulls some strings to get her ex-con sister (Nichole Hiltz) a job as a paramedic. The siblings immediately butt heads over what to do when an accident victim says he would rather die than have his legs amputated. Meanwhile, Lu gets help finding a difficult bone-marrow match for an infant. Lana: Jenifer Lewis. Zac: Michael Trucco. Andy: Patricia Richardson.

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  • Premiered: July 23, 2000
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Two headstrong MDs---privileged Dana Stowe and tough Lu Delgado---reluctantly join forces running a women's clinic at Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Hospital. Patricia Richardson scrubbed in for the departing Janine Turner in midseason 2002. Richardson's Dr. A… (more)

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