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"Got a Friend in Me"
Season 5, Episode 05
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Air date October 23, 2019
Written by Eli Talbert
Directed by John Polson
Runtime 41 minutes
Episode Guide
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Got a Friend in Me is the fifth episode of season 5 of Chicago Med.


Dr. Choi and Dr. Marcel don't see eye-to-eye on the treatment of a patient's chronic pain. Dr. Manning works to help a young boy, but her treatment suggestions are challenged by his parents who believe in using only holistic remedies, forcing her to take extreme measures. Maggie continues her chemotherapy treatment and contemplates revealing her condition to her coworkers. Dr. Halstead tends to a patient with a severely swollen calf. CeCe tries to play cupid.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Medical Cases

  • A young man named Carl comes in for chronic abdominal pain;
  • A toddler named Lucas Harper is brought in with heavy seasonal allergy symptoms;
  • A young woman named Eunice Kim is brought in for extreme agitation;
  • A man named Neal Bowe comes in for an abnormally swollen calf which turns out to be a case of deep vein thrombosis.