With folded arms in white coat and a stethoscope hanging down the neck is a learned man whom through his eyes shows knowledge. Knowledge about the human body, how it works and how to fix it when faulty. Mouth that conveys the brains intellect through words only fellow colleagues comprehend.
“It’s a waste of time and young years” most people say. To them, it’s a solitude path to usurp a person from a bigger picture of youth experience to a caught up situation of living young in tardy. They add; spending a decade and a half of your life following curriculums to master the human body is a huge trajectory.
To the man, spending a decade and a half in school learning to master the human body is not a waste but a long time investment that requires a great deal of commitment. Like “a meerkat on sentry duty”, he adds.
The journey through Anatomy 101 which demands lots of hours behind the book to memorize the names of the individual components that forms the gross structure of the human body from the toes to the head requires great deal of self-motivation.
Nevertheless, studying human basic unit of life; how it interacts with members of its kind and others, the chemical characteristics and metabolism employs careful understanding and imagery practicality. Thus, a person needs to be in his right mind for this.
The one having successfully completed the journey stands tall with folded arms in white coat and a stethoscope hanging down the neck, is not just a mere man but a man with a tough skin.
Article by: Dr. Enoch Agyei a young Ghanaian