- It's Richard's birthday and Bailey invites him to scrub in on the case of a lifetime.
- Meredith hires a research assistant to help with her portal vein project, and a scorned Callie gives Derek quite the shock.
- Meanwhile, Shane helps screen candidates for Cristina's clinical trial and meets a young expectant mother (Keke Palmer) who needs his help.
"Grey's Anatomy" stars Ellen Pompeo as Meredith Grey, Patrick Dempsey as Derek Shepherd, Sandra Oh as Cristina Yang, Justin Chambers as Alex Karev, Chandra Wilson as Miranda Bailey, James Pickens, Jr. as Richard Webber, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres, Kevin McKidd as Owen Hunt, Jessica Capshaw as Arizona Robbins, Jesse Williams as Jackson Avery, Sarah Drew as April Kepner, Camilla Luddington as Jo Wilson, Gaius Charles as Shane Ross, Jerrika Hinton as Stephanie Edwards and Tessa Ferrer as Leah Murphy.
Guest cast TBA.
"We Gotta Get Out Of This Place" was written by Jeannine Renshaw and directed by Susan Vaill.