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For the Want of a Nail
Season: 6
Episode: 9
Original airdate: March 17, 2021
Written by: Stephen Hootstein
Daniel Sinclair
Directed by: SJ Main Muñoz
Episode chronology
Previous episode: Fathers and Mothers, Daughters and Sons
Next episode: So Many Things We've Kept Buried


As Maggie deals with her own trauma, she steps in to help a mother in need. Dean continues to stir the pot with more than one doctor. A patient comes to Med needing immediate treatment, but doesn’t want it from them.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Courtney Rioux as Paramedic Courtney
  • Lorena Diaz as Nurse Doris
  • Lynnette Li as Nurse Nancy
  • Amy J. Carle as Doctor Olga Patchefsky
  • Adam Poss as Doctor Dylan Driskell
  • Daniel Patrick Sullivan as Doctor John Bridges
  • Ilyssa Fradin as Doctor Kimberly Gillin
  • Jodi Kingsley as Madeline Gastern
  • Jodi Gage as Darby Whitlock
  • C. Anthony Jackson as Security Guard Earl
  • Alma Washington as Clerk


Background information and Notes


Chicago Med season 6
Episodes When Did We Begin to ChangeThose Things Hidden in Plain SightDo You Know the Way HomeIn Search of Forgiveness, Not PermissionWhen Your Heart Rules Your HeadDon't Want to Face This NowBetter Is the Enemy of GoodFathers and Mothers, Daughters and SonsFor the Want of a NailSo Many Things We've Kept BuriedLetting Go Only to Come TogetherSome Things Are Worth the RiskWhat a Tangled Web We WeaveA Red Pill, a Blue PillStories, Secrets, Half Truths and LiesI Will Come to Save You
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