1 July - National Doctor's Day

National Doctor's Day is observed on July 1st each year to honor the dedication and commitment of doctors who tirelessly work to improve our health and well-being.

National Doctor's Day was first observed in the United States on March 30, 1933. The date was later changed to July 1 in many countries to commemorate Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, a renowned physician and former Chief Minister of West Bengal, India.


This day recognizes the hard work, sacrifice, and dedication of doctors who play a vital role in saving lives and promoting health. It’s a day to express gratitude for their unwavering commitment to the medical profession.


Thank a Doctor: Send a thank you note or a small gift. Spread Awareness: Share stories and facts about doctors on social media. Support Medical Causes: Donate to healthcare charities or volunteer at medical camps.

How to Celebrate

Highlighting exceptional doctors who have made significant contributions to healthcare. For example, Dr. Devi Shetty, a renowned cardiac surgeon known for his affordable healthcare initiatives.

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Did you know?

– The average doctor sees about 20 patients per day. – The word "doctor" comes from the Latin word "docere," which means "to teach."

 On this National Doctor's Day, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all doctors for their tireless efforts and unwavering dedication. Thank you for making a difference in our lives!