Season 9, Episode 17
The third case involves Brad Parker, a former Mercy West resident with ALS. April remembers him as an amazing guy who never gave up. That’s why she’s shocked to learn that he wants to be taken off his ventilator so that he can donate his organs once his heart stops.April wants her friend, Brad, to fight to prolong his life. But the patient wants to donate his organs before he gets an infection. He wants his life to mean something. Brad gives his family the 411 on what will happen once his heart stops. April gives everyone the scoop on all the lives that will be saved because of this brave act. Brad’s mom doesn’t want to let go once the time comes, but April pulls her away so that her son’s wishes can be fulfilled. Even in death, this brave doctor is saving lives.