National Doctor's Day - Enhancing Life. Excelling in Care.

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Doctor's Day

In today's day and age, a doctor plays an important role in our lives - from being a confidante to our health problems, to a healer when we are down and from being a life saver during our trysts with death to being a caregiver to our loved ones.

Doctor's Day is celebrated on the 1'st July every year as a way of paying our respect and homage to the contributions made by Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, who left an indelible mark in the history of medical profession in India. The red carnation chosen as the official symbol of Doctors Day because of the color of the flower is in the minds of characters of the medical profession. It represents adoration, bravery, and audacity, charity, sacrifice.

Doctors’ Day celebration has marked as the day of respect for entire professional doctors who made their significant efforts in saving the life of patients. People find Doctor's Day a perfect time to recognize the pressure of the job, expressing thanks to doctors for mentoring and to be grateful for their ability to comfort and heal. Several other countries also observe their own Doctor's Day. The US, for instance, now observes its Doctor's Day on March 30 while it was May 9 earlier. Likewiese, countries like Cuba, Vietnam and Iran also have their own dates to observe the occasion.