In this interview, Dr. Sam Warshauer describes his experiences in Wilmington as a young cardiologist. He began his practice in the Murchison Building in downtown Wilmington and worked at James Walker, Community, Cape Fear, and New Hanover Regional hospitals. Dr. Warshauer explains how medical technology grew during the years that he practiced from 1945 to the late 1980s. He remembers how he, with a few other doctors from James Walker hospital, learned to use the first defibrillator in Wilmington.