The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 16 Promo Trailer Teases Major Changes Ahead

A lot has happened since the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 premiere. Now, it seems more change is coming ahead of the grand finale. So what’s next for the Grey Sloan crew? The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 16 promo trailer teased new storylines for Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo), Amelia Shepherd (Caterina Scorsone), and Jo Wilson (Camilla Luddington). So here’s what’s coming on Thursday, May 27.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers from Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episodes 16 and 17.]

A quick recap of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 15, ‘Tradition’

Camilla Luddington as Jo Wilson and Chris Carmack as Atticus “Link” Lincoln laughing in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 16, ‘I’m Still Standing’
Camilla Luddington as Jo Wilson and Chris Carmack as Atticus “Link” Lincoln in ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 | Richard Cartwright/ABC via Getty Images

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Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and Tom Koracick (Greg Germann) left in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 15, “Tradition.” But the all-new episode on May 20 teased new arcs for multiple characters.

Meredith finally woke up and was strong enough to go home. Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson) and Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.) also updated Meredith on everything she missed, including the death of Andrew DeLuca (Giacomo Gianniotti).

Meanwhile, Amelia and Maggie Pierce (Kelly McCreary) have been holding down the fort at Meredith’s house. So with Meredith’s return, Atticus “Link” Lincoln (Chris Carmack) thought he’d be able to move out with Amelia and baby Scout soon. Maggie and Winston Ndugu (Anthony Hill) have also been planning their wedding and asked Richard to officiate.

The new Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 episode finally updated fans on Teddy Altman (Kim Raver) and Owen Hunt (Kevin McKidd). The exes seemingly rekindled their romance and hooked up.

Fans also watched Jo in action after she changed specialties and became an OB resident. Then Taryn Helm (Jaicy Elliot) broke down in front of Levi Schmitt (Jake Borelli), and he asked her to move in with him and Jo. 

The new ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 16 promo trailer teases Meredith’s future at Grey Sloan

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The Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 16 promo trailer reveals what’s coming up next — and one storyline might change everything. At the start of the preview, Bailey opens up to Meredith outside of the hospital.

“I can’t lose any more surgeons,” Bailey says.

Then Meredith replies, “I can’t operate if I can’t stand on my feet. I may never get back.”

Meanwhile, Link seemingly tells Amelia he wants more kids. “I love being a dad,” he says. “I think I want more.”

But it doesn’t really look like Amelia is on the same page. “More children?” she says.

Finally, the Grey’s Anatomy teaser wraps with Jo as she advocates for baby Luna. Then Link says what many fans have been thinking ever since Luna’s mom, Val Ashton (Mackenzie Marsh), died. 

“Sorry, are we pretending like you’re not going to adopt her?” Link says to Jo.

Nevertheless, the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 storyline might end in tragedy. At the end of the promo, Jo checks up on her patient. But it seems Cormac Hayes (Richard Flood) is struggling to keep them alive. 

“What the hell happened?” Jo says.

What to expect from ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 17 Episode 16, ‘I’m Still Standing’

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Clearly, there’s a lot going on in Grey’s Anatomy Season 17. But there are still two episodes left in the season, which means there are plenty of stories left to tell moving forward. 

ABC recently released a few more clues about the final two episodes. According to the Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 16 synopsis, Levi will get accepted into the vaccine trial. The new episode, titled “I’m Still Standing,” will also include moments between Amelia and Owen as they treat a car crash patient. Then Hayes and Jo will meet Luna’s legal guardian.

Meanwhile, Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 16, titled “Someone Saved My Life Tonight,” will highlight Maggie and Winston’s wedding. Meredith will also take on a new role at Grey Sloan Memorial. Then Jo will make a decision that will change her life. So stay tuned. 

Grey’s Anatomy Season 17 Episode 16 airs Thursday, May 27, 2021.