Do 'traditional values' still exist in the practice of medicine? Did they ever? Is medicine a calling? And what is the role of the individual physician in the greater profession? Dr. Allan Ropper, clinical neurologist, executive vice-chair of the department of neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School, and associate editor of the New England Journal of Medicine, joins host Dr. Martin Samuels, to discuss these and other topics.