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An army medic still active in the reserves and chief resident. He was a nurse until the army paid for his medical education. He tried to hide his homosexuality until he outed himself when boyfriend Rick, also in the army, had an accident, and Scott was forced to amputate half of his leg. Krista convinced him to be brave for Rick. After a fight and temporary breakup, Drew and Rick got married in the second season. He returns to active service early in the third season, but his actions to save a young 15 year-old child bride results in an unwanted early end of deployment. He and Rick later adopt an orphan girl, Brianna. Drew was portrayed by Brendan Fehr.