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Dr. Vanessa Taylor is a resident in emergency medicine at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center. She is the biological daughter of Maggie Campbell. She is portrayed by Asjha Cooper.


Season 6

Vanessa starts her clinical rotation as a first-year medical student at Med.

Season 7

You Can't Always Trust What You See

Vanessa and Dr. Archer treat a patient with an identical twin sister who insists they be treated exactly the same, including any medical procedures. When the case turns out to have a large psychological component, they hand it off to Dr. Charles. Later on, Vanessa has to pronounce her first patient dead in front of the patient's emotional husband. Maggie breaks their rule of keeping a distance to comfort Vanessa.

Notes and Trivia

  • It is not explained how Vanessa went from being a first-year medical student at the end of Season 6 to a resident at the start of Season 7. (verification needed)



Season 6
When Did We Begin to Change Those Things Hidden in Plain Sight Do You Know the Way Home? In Search of Forgiveness, Not Permission When Your Heart Rules Your Head
Don't Want to Face This Now Better Is the Enemy of Good Fathers and Mothers, Daughters and Sons For the Want of a Nail So Many Things We've Kept Buried
Letting Go Only to Come Together Some Things Are Worth the Risk What a Tangled Web We Weave A Red Pill, a Blue Pill Stories, Secrets, Half-Truths and Lies
I Will Come to Save You
Season 7
You Can't Always Trust What You See To Lean In, or To Let Go Be the Change You Want to See Status Quo, aka the Mess We're In Change Is a Tough Pill to Swallow
When You're a Hammer, Everything's a Nail A Square Peg in a Round Hole Just as a Snake Sheds Its Skin Secret Santa Has a Gift For You No Good Deed Goes Unpunished... in Chicago
The Things We Thought We Left Behind What You Don't Know Can't Hurt You Reality Leaves a Lot to the Imagination