Being a physician is arguably the most difficult job ever as it carries with it quite a massive deal of responsibility, stress, overworking, and sleep deprivation, on a mission to spread healing to the world. Getting your retiring doctor a gift can be a kind gesture of appreciation. These 10 gift ideas are great gag gifts for retiring doctors because these definitely will make their day!
Especially if it ties into the life of a doctor. In this article, we’re going to help you discover a few creative and funny gifts that are sure to end the remarkable career of your doctor with a smile. A few of these gifts may even raise some eyebrows around!
After all, what good is a doctor without a pen to write the most unreadable prescriptions ever with? If the retiring doctor you’re trying to surprise is a pen collector (like this doctor in Vietnam who owns 2500 pens), this pack of pens is definitely going to fun gift. It’s also the ideal gift for a Halloween party.
The package includes 5 black ink pens, each pen has a length of 15 cm and a 0.7 mm ballpoint. This isn’t just an awesome gift for retired doctors, you can give this to a retired nurse, veterinarian, physiotherapist, or a phlebotomist and they will surely appreciate it.
This is a gift that your retired doctor will absolutely love. Laughter is medicine to the soul, and the witty message on the front of this t-shirt is going to give your doctor a good belly laugh that can’t be contained. The t-shirt is available for doctors in all sizes from S to 4X. It also comes in a variety of colors that include black, pink, red, white, navy, blue, green, grey, military green, and light blue.
On the other hand, if You want to be more serious You can choose some motivational t-shirts too.
This one has a great motivational quote “If it were easy everyone would be a doctor. This is the BEST JOB in the world. Despite everything. Because of everything!”
While your retiring doctor’s career has ended, we’re pretty certain that his/her fascination with anatomy will never end. The Anatomy Coloring Book is the best-selling human anatomy coloring book on the market.
It features 162 two-page spreads of hand-drawn figures that are precisely crafted for easy and interactive coloring. The book is organized based on the systems within the human body and each detailed illustration of the body’s structures is linked with anatomical terminologies. This coloring book is a great way to help your doctor slow down and to keep his brain active with visual associations.
Because who doesn’t like chocolate? Nothing beats a set of Belgian chocolate in the shape of a doctor’s everyday tools. The standard chocolate set includes 7 pieces, but if you would like a chocolate piece in the shape of an X-Ray device (maybe for a retired radiologist?) you should go for the large set. You can also pick the colors that suit your recipient the most.
The standard set weighs around 180g, while the large set is approximately 230g. This chocolate set is available in plain chocolate or milk.
Looking for a more personalized gift? Well, it doesn’t get any more personal or funnier than having the retired doctor’s face on a bobblehead. The dolls are made of different colors of high-quality polymer clay, giving it that glossy skin look.
Absolutely no paint, molds, or resin are used in the process of making these dolls. All you have to do to get one of these dolls is choose a model that you like, send a front, side, and rear view photo of the recipient, describe the hair and eyes colors, and your phone number for delivery. A picture of the customized doll will be sent to you from the manufacturer for you to comment and modify it if you want.
Doctors are most likely concerned with their own wellbeing as well as that of their patients, and so, aside from being a funny doctor themed gift, this aluminum water bottle is going to be a much better alternative to a plastic one.
This water bottle comes at a perfect travel size that suits all outdoor activities. It can hold 20 ounces of cold or hot liquid. The lead-free design on the bottle is of a premium full-color imprint that ensures vibrancy and longevity. Also, the design is clearly visible on both sides of the bottle.
This might not be a humorous gift, but it’s definitely a token of love and appreciation that can make your retired doctor feel special. The keychain is made of stainless steel. It’s completely lead and nickel free. The keychain is hypoallergenic and it doesn’t rust, tarnish, or change colors. The measurement of this keychain is 50mm x 20mm.
It comes in an elegant velvet jewelry pouch that gives it a very luxurious feel that your doctor will love. The design on the keychain is written in a simple yet catchy font and with a symbol of a heartbeat between the words.
After years of writing prescription pills, it’s time for your doctor to receive a prescription from you. This prescription-pill-themed drink holder states clearly that doctor’s orders are an ice cold beer. This drink holder is made completely of high-quality foam and it weighs just around 2 ounces.
With its insulating material, this funny gift will keep any beverage cold and will keep the hands dry and warm. Your retiring doctor now gets to lay back, enjoy a cold beer, and get a good laugh.
This gift is not for the squeamish, but then again, is there really a squeamish doctor? Within this realistic-looking urine sample container, you’ll find an extremely delicious sour liquid candy, but no one has to know that, right? This could be a great gift for retiring urologist or nephrologist.
Just take off the “sterile” label, start indulging in this candy in front of your doctor, and just watch his/her facial reaction. Even better, you can serve this candy slightly warm for more realism on a game night or a themed party. The pack contains 4 containers full of lemon liquid candy.
Another fun gift you can give to your retiring doctor is a lunch tote that has an organ transport cooler design. This lunch tote will keep the sandwiches and beverages chilled and ready to be transplanted right into your doctor’s stomach. Each one of these lunch totes carries an ‘organ donor’ ID tag for additional laughs.
The bag has a mesh interior pouch and has a foam-insulated waterproof lining for better preservation. Buy this lunch tote and help your doctor keep his/her snacks alive.
Being a doctor is like having superpowers, they can just heal the sick and give them another shot at life. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and such responsibilities lead to a lot of stress and sleepless nights.
Show your retired doctors that you appreciate their role in your life and help them celebrate their exceptional careers by making them laugh as hard as they can with any of the above-mentioned gifts.