Struggling to find the perfect medical school graduation gifts? Relax – I’m here to help. I’ve come up with 20 excellent gift ideas medical school students will love.
There are gifts they can use at work, presents to make their life easier, and a few fun suggestions too. Scroll down to find a special gift for your future doctor.
iRobot Roomba 694 Robot Vacuum
Help your favorite student doctor keep their home clean with this robot vacuum. They won’t have the energy for cleaning after a long shift at their residency placement.
This smart device will adapt to your doctor’s schedule, only cleaning when it’s convenient. It’ll charge itself and navigate the house using sensors. It’s voice-activated, so a simple command to start cleaning as they leave for work is all that’s required.
3M Littmann Cardiology IV Stethoscope
This Littmann cardiology diagnostic stethoscope is an incredible graduation gift for doctors. It’s one of the best available and is designed for the most challenging environments.
Medical professionals say this picks up subtle sounds in patients other stethoscopes miss. This makes all the difference in making an accurate diagnosis. It’s available in various colors, helping your doctor express a little bit of personality. They’ll use this gift to save lives.
“This is Going to Hurt” By Adam Kay
Any new doctor will enjoy reading “This is Going to Hurt.” It’s a book about one man’s experience as a junior doctor in the UK. It’s full of hilarious, horrifying, and heartbreaking stories.
Doctors from all over the world have noted how this book reflects their own experiences. Your new doctor will take some comfort knowing they’re not the only ones to have a bad day occasionally.
Cross Edge Pen
Your favorite doctor will complete a lot of paperwork during their residency. Help them do it in style with this Cross Edge pen. It’s a practical gift that looks stylish and professional.
The pen’s unique design means it can be opened with one hand – ideal for busy junior doctors. I’ve picked a classic black and chrome finish, but other color options are available. Pick the one that suits their personality.
Swatch Casual Watch
Help your doctor keep track of time with this fashionable yet reliable wristwatch. Despite its name, the Swatch Gent is a unisex timepiece. Its sleek design eliminates distractions – ideal for a doctor who needs to know the time at a glance.
The waterproof case and silicone strap will survive constant hand washing. At the end of a long shift, the watch will look great out on the town too. Your doctor will be relying on this thoughtful gift all day and night.
Keurig K-Duo Coffee Maker
Get your doctor’s day off to a flying start with this Keurig K-Duo coffee maker. This 2-in-1 device brews filter coffee and barista-style drinks too. The built-in timer is perfect for busy people who want to simplify their morning routine.
It’s a versatile coffee machine with the option to use freshly ground beans or K-Cup pods. This is a great home warming gift for a medical school graduate who’s moving away for their residency.
Moleskine Hardcover Notebook
This Moleskin notebook is a gift that encourages junior doctors to reflect on their day at work. They can use it to keep track of the thoughts, feelings, and memories they’d otherwise forget.
It’s also great for organizing ideas and to-do lists for the days ahead. The hardcover journal will survive being thrown in a bag and has a handy pocket inside for loose notes. This is a simple gift that provides enormous value.
Sony Noise Canceling Headphones
If your doctor enjoys listening to music, they’ll love these Sony headphones. Noise-canceling technology blocks out the world – a perfect break from hectic hospital life.
These wireless headphones look and sound great. They’re easy to use and pair with Bluetooth devices effortlessly. They provide 35 hours of listening time from a single charge. That should be enough to keep up with a resident doctor’s demanding schedule.
Hydro Cell Insulated Water Bottle
Help your doctor stay hydrated with this insulated water bottle. It’ll keep their favorite cold drink chilled for up to 24 hours, helping them to stay cool during long shifts.
The bottle comes with a bonus sports cap ideal for gym sessions or drinking on the move. It’s available in a wide range of colors and designs that will appeal to all personalities. I think the 32 oz bottle offers a good compromise between capacity and size.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite
Searching for a graduation gift for a doctor who loves to read? If so, the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is a fantastic option. It’ll give them access to over 2 million books and 1000s of audio titles.
This e-reader has a backlit display for easy reading in any light. With up to 10-weeks of battery life, they can keep it in their bag or locker to enjoy whenever they have some downtime.
Brain Specimen Coasters
This set of brain specimen coasters is a quirky gift idea for a new doctor. If they’ve moved away for their residency period, this nice gift will add some character to their new home.
Each of the 10 glass coasters displays a different slice of brain. They make a complete human brain model when stacked in the correct order. No need to be a brain surgeon – these are fun gifts for doctors of all kinds.
Anker Portable Power Bank
Help your doctor keep their devices charged with this portable power bank. It holds enough power to fully charge a modern smartphone up to 5 times. It has 2 USB ports, so they can top up 2 devices simultaneously.
The rugged device takes up minimal space and will survive being thrown around in a bag. It’s an awesome gift for doctors who don’t have time to plug their cell phone into an outlet.
Sleep Eye Mask
Give your newly qualified medical professional the gift of good sleep. This sleep eye mask is designed for maximum comfort and blocks ambient light. Residents need to sleep during the day if they’re working night shifts.
Sometimes, they’re also allowed to nap at the hospital if they’re on call. This gift will help them fall asleep when it’s not possible to find a dark room. They won’t be able to thank you enough for this thoughtful gift.
Instant Pot Pro Multi-Cooker
Want to help your busy doctor cook healthy meals quickly? Then this Instant Pot 10-in-1 multi-cooker is the perfect gift. They’ll enjoy delicious one-pot meals with minimal effort.
It’s a slow cooker, rice steamer, yogurt maker, and 7 other appliances rolled into 1. One-touch programs and a free recipe app make it super simple to use. The delayed start feature means your doctor can arrive home to a freshly cooked meal.
TheraFlow Dual Foot Massager Roller
Soothe their aching feet with this dual foot massage roller. The wooden rollers have 2 different types of acupressure nubs. They relieve pain and stimulate blood circulation.
The massager comes with a reflexology chart to help users target pressure points. These can help relieve tension all over the body. Your doctor will look forward to using this gift after a long day on their feet. It’s small enough that they could even slip it into their work bag.
Handmade String Art
This handmade string art piece is a beautiful gift for your future doctor. The thoughtful wording will be a constant reminder of the good that they do every day. They’ll adore the rustic handmade string stethoscope design too.
If your doctor is especially girly, there’s also a version with bright pink string. The wooden plaque has fixtures for wall mounting or can stand on its own. It’s a meaningful gift that will brighten up any doctor’s home.
All-in-One Bento Lunch Box
Help your doctor eat more healthily at work with this multi-layer bento lunch box. It has 2 large containers that will easily hold a full meal. There’s also a small jar for sauce or an extra snack.
The bamboo lid contains a cutlery set – perfect for when it’s not always possible to get to the break room. This stylish lunch box will help them resist the convenience of fast food and encourage them to cook.
Laptop Messenger Bag
This stylish laptop messenger bag is a charming gift your medical graduate will love. It keeps their trusty computer safe and offers lots of room for work essentials and personal items.
The 4 pockets will help your doctor find a place for everything and keep their things organized. The main compartment also has room for a change of clothes, meaning this is the only bag they’ll need to carry for work.
Bath and Body Gift Basket
Looking for a relaxing gift that will help your junior doctor unwind after a hard day? If so, this body and bath spa gift basket is a fantastic option. The vanilla and coconut scented products will appeal to both men and women.
The set includes shower gel, body scrub, bath salts, and lots more. Ingredients like shea butter and Vitamin E will nourish and moisturize the skin. Any doctor will appreciate this gift of relaxation.
Amazon Gift Card
If you still can’t find the perfect gift for your medical school graduate, give them an Amazon gift card. They’ll be able to pick out whatever they want or need from the Amazon site.
Gift cards start at $25, have no end date, and include free delivery. The card comes in a nice gift box, with the option to add a thoughtful message. A gift card is far better than a present they’ll never use.