While Dr. Ross makes plans for the future, Nurse Hathaway goes on a routine ambulance ride-along with paramedic Dean Power and discovers another elderly rape victim. Dr. Anspaugh asks Jeanie to help care for his teenage son, Scott, who is battling cancer. Dr. Weaver begins to question Dr. Ellis' budget cuts. Drs. Carter and Del Amico work together, first to treat a news cameraman with an unusual abscess, then to help Carter's cousin Chase through a difficult time. Dr. Corday lends her support to a patient undergoing a delicate vocal cord surgery, while Dr. Benton has an unsettling conversation with Dr. Romano.