The USA series premieres this summer


Jessica Szohr is a long way from the steps of the Met.

Okay, her Gossip Girl character Vanessa wasn’t exactly cruising with Blair (Leighton Meester) and Serena (Blake Lively)’s prep school clique, but her upcoming role as a vigilante nurse is a huge departure from playing a Brooklyn hipster.

Hot on the heels of her CW costars Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick landing ABC pilots, Szohr, 30, is heading back to the small screen in USA’s drama Complications – and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look at the show, set to air this summer.

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In Complications, Szohr is Gretchen Polk, the rebellious sidekick to Dr. John Ellison (Vegas‘s Jason O’Mara), who, by committing a crime to save a boy’s life, becomes entangled with a dangerous and violent world.

Watch the clip above to see Szohr in action.

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