Dr. Jack Murano, a prominent cardiac surgeon, is approaching his retirement. After spending thirty years in the operating room and handling many high pressures cases, he can’t make the transition to the next stage of his life. Murano realizes that he has no other interests and doesn’t know what to do besides taking care of his patients. All the years of commitment to his hospital work leave him estranged from his family. His children don’t come back after college, his wife finally asks for a separation. Only his dog remains faithful and the only companion.