Why doctors are basically professional athletes

It was a comment over dinner from a non-medical guest that caught this GP by surprise

I was having dinner with somebody not so long ago, and the conversation turned to what life is like as a physician.


I always find it interesting to have these conversations with people who are not in the medical field, especially those who have got their ideas from watching medical shows on television.

The person I was speaking to on this occasion, however, wasn’t about to go down that route, despite being in a completely different industry.

What was said to me was something entirely different that took me a bit