You’ll have to do better than that

June 13, 2013

In his first year at medical school the student harbored ambitions to train as a surgeon, so during a tutorial meeting he expressed this interest formally. In response, Dr Hopkins asked the obvious question: “Why surgery?” The student thought briefly, then offered, “Because I liked playing Operation as a child?”


** In case you’ve forgotten about the highly skilled game of Operation, CLICK HERE for the Wikipedia page. But please note, being good at it does NOT qualify you for a surgical career.


2 Responses to “You’ll have to do better than that”

  1. Ah but was he any good at it!

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