State of Love and Trust
As Derek begins his role as interim chief, he faces a potential lawsuit when Bailey and Meredith’s patient awakens from anesthesia mid-surgery. Meanwhile, Teddy refuses to place Cristina on her service, while Alex begins to invest himself in Pediatrics, leaving plastics behind. As Mark refuses to speak to a heartbroken Lexie, Derek tries to convince Richard to seek treatment for his drinking. Derek later hires April Kepner and Megan Mostow back.