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To Lean In, or To Let Go
Season: 7
Episode: 2
Original airdate: September 29, 2021
Written by: Safura Fadavi
Directed by: Oz Scott
Episode chronology
Previous episode: You Can't Always Trust What You See
Next episode: Be the Change You Want to See


Vanessa and Archer disagree on how to handle the victim of a motorcycle accident. Dylan and Charles deal with a UNICEF negotiator with repressed trauma. Stevie and Will treat a high schooler with Addison’s disease and a clingy mother.


Main Cast

Special Guest Star

Guest Stars

  • Asjha Cooper as Vanessa Taylor
  • Michael Rady as Doctor Matt Cooper
  • Cher Alvarez as Krista Valdez
  • Declan Thomas Desmond as Brandon Davis
  • Rebekah Ward as Marie Davis


  • Bassam Abdelfattah as Officer Willie Bronson
  • Sarah Brooks as Paramedic Juliette
  • Kennedy Rae Dunner as Daughter
  • Desmond Gray as Paramedic Desmond
  • Tonray Ho as Nurse Leah
  • Cesar Jaime as Paramedic Cesar
  • Lynnette Li as Nurse Nancy
  • Renelle Nicole as Nurse Trisha
  • Angela Oh as Doctor Joy Yang
  • Courtney Rioux as Paramedic Courtney
  • Jeremy Shouldis as Doctor Marty Peterson
  • Gina Taliaferro as Mya Jones
  • Darian Tene as Mother
  • Marie Tredway as Nurse Trinidad "Trini" Campos


  • Dick Wolf as Creator
  • Matt Olmstead as Creator
  • Michael Brandt as Developer
  • Derek Haas as Developer
  • Dick Wolf as Executive Producer
  • Diane Frolov as Executive Producer
  • Andrew Schneider as Executive Producer
  • Matt Olmstead as Executive Producer
  • Michael Brandt as Executive Producer
  • Derek Haas as Executive Producer
  • Stephen Hootstein as Executive Producer
  • Arthur W. Forney as Executive Producer
  • Peter Jankowski as Executive Producer
  • Nicole Rubio as Co-Executive Producer
  • Eli Talbert as Co-Executive Producer
  • Jeffrey Drayer as Co-Executive Producer
  • Safura Fadavi as Co-Executive Producer
  • Daniel Sinclair as Co-Executive Producer
  • Anastasia Puglisi as Supervising Producer
  • Niki Delone as Producer
  • Meridith Friedman as Producer
  • Leigh Cousins as Producer
  • Jonathan Strauss as Co-Producer
  • Leigh Hanson as Co-Producer
  • Daniele Bernstein as Co-Producer
  • David J. Siegel as Associate Producer
  • Faires Anderson-Sekiya as Director Of Photography
  • Stephanie Gilliam as Production Designer
  • Lillian E. Benson as Editor
  • Atli Örvarsson as Music
  • Sara Isaacson as Casting
  • Marisa Ross as Chicago Casting
  • Christal Karge as Chicago Casting
  • Jenn Noyes as Chicago Casting
  • Jonathan Strauss as Original Casting
  • Gabriel Feinberg as Story Editor

Background information and Notes


Chicago Med season 7
Episodes You Can't Always Trust What You SeeTo Lean In, or To Let GoBe the Change You Want to SeeStatus Quo, aka The Mess We're inChange Is a Tough Pill to SwallowWhen You're a Hammer Everything's a NailA Square Peg in a Round Hole
Other Seasons Season 1Season 2Season 3Season 4Season 5Season 6