Following a knife attack, a member of the team lies in peril and their condition takes a sudden turn for the worse, leaving Dr. Connor Rhodes and Dr. Toni Zanetti scrambling to race against the clock. Word quickly spreads that some of Connor's fellow doctors feel he should have operated sooner, causing tension at the hospital. Dr. Natalie Manning makes preparations for her pregnancy and Nurse April Sexton's brother struggles through his first day at the hospital. Meanwhile, members of the Chicago P.D. Intelligence Unit help investigate whether the case of a women clinging to life after Firehouse 51 pulled her out of a burning building is attempted suicide or hug. As the investigation deepens, a surprising parallel to other patients surfaces.
(The Beating Heart (1) aired on Chicago Fire, season 4, episode 10. Now I'm God (3) aired on Chicago P.D., season 3, episode 10.).
Season 1 Episode 5 of Chicago Med was watched by 8,390,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.90 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The newest installment of the compelling 'Chicago' franchise, an emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room, and through it all, familiar faces from the Chicago police and fire departments will intertwine as this third team of Chicago heroes hits the ground running.