The staff plans a surprise party for Joanne while waiting for an insurance inspection; Paul's gambling attracts a creditor.
Marilyn spends time with her dying friend; Cory deals with visiting in-laws; Eve considers joining a Beverly Hills practice.
Cory suspects a hospital administrator's pregnant wife has been abused; Joanne meets Leo's former wife.
Joanne learns a Russian doctor has been performing unnecessary hysterectomies; a psychic wills away a tumor.
Joanne and Leo try to persuade a woman to let her baby undergo heart surgery; Marilyn worries about a friend, a compulsive exerciser.
Nathan and Joanne clash over treatment of postpartum depression; Leo and his brother confront feelings for their father.
Jared locks horns with prison officials over a gravely ill former patient; Leo tries to tell a man his son's injury was self-inflicted.
A menopause-age woman consults Jared about in-vitro fertilization; a recent widow must follow strict instructions to keep her infant.
Cory's inability to cope affects her personal and professional lives; Leo suspects a friend of child abuse.
A construction crane collapses on an elementary school, trapping a pregnant woman in the ruins.
Marilyn's efforts to bring a midwife into the practice spark disagreement; a psychiatrist joins the staff; Leo and Joanne mull over their relationship.
A patient sues the clinic for the death of her unborn child; the doctors face a pay cut.
Marilyn tells bride Allison why she abandoned her family years ago; results of a report to a panel of physicians devastate Eve.
Cory faces malpractice stemming from an infant's death; Stan has his first date since separating; Paul experiences impotence.
The death of a baby she delivered devastates Cory; Eve's overweight niece visits; Paul gets together with Caroline.
Jared considers using a radical new procedure on a woman pregnant with sextuplets; Stan meets his wife's younger lover.
A surrogate mother refuses to give up the child she is bearing for another couple; Priscilla informs Stan she has taken a lover.
Staffers of a progressive medical group founded by women face choices professionally and personally. With Kate Mulgrew, Laura Johnson, Ben Masters, Lynn Whitfield and Gail Strickland.