Doctor’s Day : Why Do We Celebrate and Appreciate the Contributions of Doctors ?

Doctor’s are the saviors of life as we realized their importance during the pandemic and therefore we all must proudly celebrate Doctor’s Day in the honor of such real life heroes . 

India has celebrated Doctor’s Day for the past 32 years to commemorate well known medical practitioner, educator and a freedom fighter , Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. 

Every year Doctor’s Day is celebrated in his remembrance on the occasion of his birth and death anniversary. Dr Bidhan Roy was a renowned medical practitioner who worked as a physician, social reformer, freedom fighter and as an educator. He was also awarded with the highest Indian civilian award called, The Bharat Ratna.

Indian society and Doctors 

Doctors play a significant role in an economy and a country like India. In the rural regions of India there are still notions of treating doctors as life saviors and they are respected as angels who save lives of people.

But over the years things have changed and there are many cases of violence against doctors evidently happening on a daily basis.

India celebrates National Doctor’s Day to honor the work of doctors and other front line medical staff.


Theme for Doctor’s Day 2023

The theme for this year is ” Celebrating Resilience and Healing Hands”. To acknowledge the hard work and resilience of Doctors who came forward during the times of pandemic to save lives and serve people.

Quotes on Doctor’s Day

Here are some quotes you can share on the occasion of Doctor’s Day :

The best doctor gives the least medicine – Benjamin Franklin

Medicines cure disease,  but only doctors can cure patients – Carl Jung

The two best physicians of them all – Dr. Laughter and Dr. Sleep  – Gregory Dean Jr

People pay the doctor for his trouble; for his kindness they still remain in his debt. – Seneca 

Also Read:- Saving Lives One Donation at a Time: World Blood Donor Day and the Inspiring Work of Dera Sacha Sauda

Wishes for Doctor’s Day 

To appreciate the selfless service by our real life heroes let’s wish our doctors a happy Doctor’s Day :

Thank You doctor for your selfless service, you’re the best.

Thank You, you’re the best dentist and the reason why people can smile.

I express my gratitude to all the doctors who come forward to heal the people.

You are the angels who come to save lives, happy Doctor’s Day to all the amazing doctors and physicians.

To the real life heroes I know, thank you for turning our illness into wellness and healing us . We are grateful for you and we sincerely honor the work you do.

How are you celebrating Doctor’s Day in 2023 ? Let’s pay our regards to the physicians and paramedical staff and all the frontline medical staff on the occasion of Doctor’s Day.

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