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.
Alex's young patient is afraid of all the side effects that will come with the meds she now must take, so she locks herself in the bathroom. Meanwhile, Meredith and Jo head off to find the patient's new kidney only to learn that the organ is MIA. Jo threatens a nurse until Mer lets her know their kidney is on its way too Seattle without them. Alex is eventually able to calm down his patient so they can operate. Now if only there was an available OR.
Jackson wants his mom to stop calling him "sweetheart" in front of the suits. Catherine understands. She'll just call him "baby." Richard thinks Jackson is in over his head. He's not shy about letting his mother know this. Richard worries that if Jackson falls on his face, his entire career will be defined by this failure. Catherine believes her son will come through in the end. Jackson actually does step up when he gives the final word on who gets to operate first regarding all the transplants.