Episode Info

The life of a headstrong yet empathetic chief nursing officer named Christina Hawthorne (Jada Pinkett Smith) is charted in this hospital drama. The series opens with Hawthorne trying to prevent a cancer patient's suicide attempt. The widowed Hawthorne also deals with her rebellious daughter (Hannah Hodson) and her former mother-in-law (Joanna Cassidy). Meanwhile, Hawthorne helps a homeless woman and her ill infant.


Jada Pinkett Smith
as Christina Hawthorne
Michael Vartan
as Dr. Tom Wakefield
Suleka Mathew
as Bobbie Jackson
Christina Moore
as Candy Sullivan
Joanna Cassidy
as Amanda Hawthorne
Vanessa Lengies
as Kelly Epson
Adam Garcia
as Nick Mancini
Eric Ladin
as Corp. Steven Sharp
Steve Rankin
as Donald Sharp
Jillian Armenante
as Cheryl Brooks
Anne Ramsay
as Dr. Marshall
Eli Goodman
as Dr. Spitzer
Rebecca Field
as Susan Winters
D.B. Woodside
as David Gendler
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