The holidays have finally arrived—my favorite time year! It is such a special time because the holidays bring together our family, friends, and colleagues. It’s a time where we can celebrate our blessings and express our gratitude for one another before kicking off the new year!
Shopping for a medical student, doctor, or health care professional this holiday season? Check out the list below for some gift-giving inspiration!
- Medical socks
- Clever medical ties for professional attire days
- Fancy scrubs – there are lots of new brands out there selling professional, sleek/stylish, and comfortable scrubs
- Scrub caps
- Stylish masks
- Comfortable shoes for getting around the hospital – most popular being sneakers and clogs
- Spa gift card – health care workers spend long hours on their feet for rotations, so help them reset and refresh!
- Anatomy coloring book or a sketchbook
- Mini board games – for downtime on rotations or study breaks
- Meditation app subscription
- STEP prep books or other textbooks
- Sketchy subscription
- Suture practice kit – our future surgeons will highly appreciate this!
- Coffee shop gift card
- Anatomy cookie cutters for those who love to bake
- Coffee mugs
- “Healthy snacks” care package
- Pens – you can never have too many pens as student!
- Syringe highlighters are all the rage
- Customized badge reels
- Whitecoat pocket notebook
- Laptop backpack or satchel
- Dry-erase calendars or to-do lists
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