Benton and Langworthy try in vain to save a boy shot in self-defense. Later, Morris surprises Neela and Gates finds himself locked in a stairwell with a young boy on Halloween. Susan Lewis has a run-in with Dr. Written by garykmcd 45 min Carol Hathaway faces an ethical dilemma when a patient admits that he, and not his friend, was driving the car that ran a red light and killed a pedestrian. When the whole surgery department gets named in a lawsuit, Neela becomes upset at her intern who caused the suit.
Kayson, when he disagrees with her treatment of a heart attack victim. Carter Noah Wyle surprises the staff with an unexpected visit. Green successfully walks him through a complex procedure. Benton to task when he refuses to act as a role model for a young gangbanger she has an interest in. Written by garykmcd 60 min Greene finds his marriage falling apart and is concerned at how little time he's spending with his daughter. Meanwhile, Brenner has a breakthrough about his painful past.
Written by garykmcd 45 min Dr. Abby treats a patient with a stomach ache, but finds that there may be more to the ache than meets the eye. She decides to tell Tag about kissing Doug Ross. Benton is also competing with Dr. Susan Lewis continues to worry about Div Cvetic, whose condition seems to be worsening. Unfortunately, it's in Milwaukee, 2 hours away and she wants Mark to look for a job there.
Meanwhile, Gates treats a groom with respiratory trouble that may be related to mushroom hunting; and Banfield tries to persuade her husband to have another child. Gates gets locked in a maintenance area with a quiet young boy. Meanwhile, she also attends an interview and chances upon Dr. Neela performs surgery on a young girl's mother. Doug Ross still feels guilty about what happened.
Mark Green's wife Jen has an important announcement. Greene cared for her son at County. Neela's med student gets the entire surgical department into a lawsuit. Meanwhile, Sam, whose attention is on her upcoming pharmacology exam, doesn't realize Gates feels neglected. John Carter is still frustrated by Peter Benton's apparent lack of interest in teaching him anything but a new go for it attitude leads to an invitation to assist in a surgical procedure. Benton's sister suggests to him that the time has come for them to put their mother in a care home. Angela Hicks joins the hospital staff.
After the season's end, the original cast began to leave the show. Ross has to deal with a young child who was kicked out of a window. Doug Ross takes Greene's advice and decides to tell Carol Hathaway that he loves her; unfortunately he chooses to do so at her engagement party. Season 15, Episode 5 October 30, 2008 Season 15, Episode 5 October 30, 2008 Neela is surprised by a visit from an old friend, and Brenner treats a school-age stabbing victim. Written by garykmcd 46 min It's a day of birthdays. Benton's sister suggests to him that the time has come for them to put their mother in a care home.
Ross, Anthony Edwards as Dr. Determined to have a baby, Banfield comes up with a plan but has difficulty getting her husband on board. He makes it very clear that Susan will bear all responsibility for his death. Season 15, Episode 23 April 2, 2009 Season 15, Episode 23 April 2, 2009 Conclusion. A feisty patient takes Morris into her confidence. Jack Kayson, the cardiology resident, when he accuses her of not providing him with all necessary information on a patient who subsequently died. Mark Greene's daughter is also having a birthday but he misses that due to an emergency at the hospital.
Dr Ross deals with the case of a young girl with a heart condition while Ross and Carter encounter a patient who refuses treatment for tuberculosis. Elsewhere, Neela tends to a young patient with sickle-cell anemia, prompting her to consider specializing in pediatric surgery; and communication breaks down between Gates and Sam regarding Alex. Written by garykmcd 48 min Carol Hathaway returns to work after her suicide attempt. They deal with the seemingly endless casualties that stumble into their place of employment. Also, doctors and nurses used a number of lifesaving tactics during the run of the show. Doug Ross is going to the Bahamas with Linda Farrell and he is very much feeling like a kept man.
Carter and a new intern try to save a mother in labor with twins. Morris and Neela have trouble handling Pratt's injuries, while Abby makes a mistake diagnosing a mother and daughter injured in the blast. When Benton asks Deb Chen and Carter to submit their procedures book in a few days, Deb feels she has to get a few more procedures under her belt if she's to best her fellow student. While trying to save the girl, Dr. Gates treats a strange patient who may have ingested a toxin while hunting for mushrooms.