Chicago Med followers obtained an unimaginable shock within the Season 8 premiere when Yaya DaCosta reappeared as April Sexton. April had left the sequence on the finish of Season 6 when DaCosta selected to not renew her contract — however simply over a season later, there she was once more. She met ex-fiancé Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) after his father's funeral, and the 2 shared a quiet however stunning second. Viewers obtained an replace on April's profession, the characters established that they each hadn't dated since their newest breakup and so they parted on good phrases. It felt like the right option to finish their story.