Good engineering is not good medicineBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7136.1014 (Published 28 March 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1014
- Stephen Ong, specialist registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology
“What are you doing with the rest of your life?” I was 18 and didn't quite know. My Dad wanted me to be an engineer. I thought I wanted to be a doctor.
On Tuesday mornings I would stare out the classroom window. Our physics teacher tried in vain to convey to us the incomprehensible. He told us about quantum mechanics, fission, and the theory of …