When shopping for physicians, we tend to gravitate toward basic, everyday items used in their profession such as a stethoscope, lab coat or scrubs. While medical professionals will surely get use out of gifts specific to their profession, gifting something a bit outside the box adds a nice touch.
We put together a guide filled with gift ideas for the physician in your life that would work for any occasion: a holiday, birthday, congratulations or just because.
10 Gift Ideas for Physicians
- Amazon Gift Card
Give the gift of an Amazon gift card and treat someone to anything at all. This is the perfect gift for a physician or medical professional with a busy schedule.
- 23andMe DNA Test
On the list of Oprah’s Favorite Things for 2017, a 23andMe DNA test gives you a breakdown of your global ancestry by percentage and allows you to connect with DNA relatives around the world. This is a great gift for someone who’s interested in learning more about their global makeup.
- Swell Water Bottle
Swell water bottles keep liquids cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours, a perfect way to stay hydrated during a morning commute, all-day appointments in the office or while working out.
- Ninja Coffee Bar
The Ninja Coffee Bar makes hot and over-ice drinks, convenient for on-the-go beverages.
- Fitbit Alta Wristband
Track activity, sleep and exercise with the Fitbit Alta wristband, an ideal gift for a physician who’s health conscious and always on the go.
- Hatch Ideas Notebook
The Hatch Ideas Notebook is great for writing down notes, plans and ideas. Since physicians have a lot going on, this can be great for jotting down appointment times, medical notes and other things throughout the day.
- Flavor Infuser Water Bottle
This flavor-infusing water bottle adds a pop of flavor to water, which makes it perfect for creating a carbonated fruit drink or flavored fruit water.
- Desk Calendar
A simple desk calendar is great for physicians as it can help them stay organized, providing a convenient space for writing down appointment details and special dates.
- Slipsilk Sleep Mask
The Slipsilk sleep mask is pure silk inside and out. This mask is perfect for a physician who needs a little extra self-care or loves to sleep during their time off.
- Desk Organizers
Give the gift of organization with a desk organization set from The Container Store. These sets are great for physicians looking to organize their desk in style.
What is your favorite gift to give your physician? Let us know in the comment section below!