• Season 5 Episode 7
  • Rise Up

  • Airdate:08.11.2008.

The Chief announces to the residents that a solo surgery will be awarded, and the news sends them into a competitive frenzy. Meanwhile Derek turns to Bailey for advice when he feels Cristina is interfering in his relationship with Meredith, and Erica discovers a shocking connection between one of her surgical residents and a longtime patient 

series regulars:

    Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey
    Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd
    Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang
    Katherine Heigl as Isobel "Izzie" Stevens
    Justin Chambers as Alex Karev
    T.R. Knight as George O'Malley
    Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey
    James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber
    Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres
    Eric Dane as Mark Sloan
    Chyler Leigh as Lexie Grey
    Brooke Smith as Erica Hahn

guest cast:

    Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt

written by:

William Harper

directed by:

Joanna Kerns