An orthopedic resident makes a life-altering decision for a teen injured in a boating accident; a neurology resident faces the family of a patient who possibly suffered permanent damage after a code blue.
A cardiothoracic surgery fellow must operate on a 5-day-old infant with a heart defect; a physical medicine and rehabilitation resident helps a paralyzed 10-year-old girl and a man struggling to regain the use of his legs.
A premature baby needs surgery for a heart defect; a woman may have a rare pancreatic tumor; a baby boy has a deformed skull; identical twins need surgery for a birth defect in the bone structure of their chests.
An Ob-Gyn intern performs her first C-section; a baby's defective heart valve is repaired; a recurring brain tumor is removed while the patient is awake and speaking; a large tumor is removed from a teen's abdomen.
A senior cardio-thoracic surgery fellow treats a 5-day-old baby with a potentially fatal heart defect; a pediatric intern treats a brain-damaged patient with severe cerebral palsy; a teen paralyzed from the waist down undergoes therapy.