Personal journal of Doogie Howser, M.D.: APRIL 17, 1992... I've decided to become a trauma surgeon. Maybe all my patients won't show Karen's spirit, but I want to give them the chance to try. It'll be my gift to them, and their gift to me.
Actors appearing in the credits but not in the episode are Belinda Montgomery as Katherine Howser and Lawrence Pressman as Dr. Benjamin Canfield.
The German episode title is "Berufung: Unfallchirurg", meaning "Calling: Trauma Surgeon".