Former emergency room resident Jing-Mei Chen -- once known as Deb Chen -- returns to resume her career in medicine and immediately makes an impact when she treats a runaway teenaged girl who bitterly keeps her identity secret. Elsewhere, Dr. Corday is asked to coax an injured murderer to confess the whereabouts of a woman's body -- to better give her family some peace of mind. The energetic Dr. Malucci tries to fix Dr. Weaver's car while he later discovers that a child hockey player suffering from shortness of breath has a more serious complication than first thought. Dr. Finch reconsiders discharging a talented teenaged athlete who's exhausted by her unrelenting practice schedule and need to satisfy her parents. Dr. Kovac sympathizes over two scruffy teenage brothers -- one developmentally disabled -- who would rather remain on the street than be separated by social services. Dr. Greene bails out of the ER when he learns that his stubborn father ran off from his San Diego retirement home.
Episode number: 6x10 Production Number: 225460 Airdate: Thursday January 06th, 2000