I wish all the Doctors a very Happy Doctor’s day. I am grateful to every Doctor who attended to his/her patients wholeheartedly, out of love for fellow humans’ lives. Someone from your family and friends’ circle was taken care of by some doctor, and it is time to thank them.
Muslims and Jains have a universal prayer that they pray for every human being, and I would like you to share such a blessing from your faith tradition.
Gratitude is one of the essential elements in human life, and it restores and sustains one’s equilibrium in life. Like most of you, there is not a day in my life that I am not grateful to that invisible, unimaginable creator, and I thank him/her/ it every day.
Recently my son was in an accident, and thanks to the Plano Medical City Doctors, Nurses, and the techs for taking care of him, God bless them, and I am grateful to my daughter-in-law for being there for him every minute of the day.
In June 2008, we invited the Doctors, Nurses, and Techs who cared for my late wife Najma for nearly nine months to celebrate her spirit of volunteerism and to appreciate them. I must acknowledge Dr. Ram Rao, a UT Dallas professor, who inspired me to celebrate, following him in celebrating the death of his wife, Dr. Kalpana Rao, whom I called Akka – my sister.
I am pleased to share a few names that I recall and am grateful for; Dr. Sultan Choudhary, Dr. Jalil Khan, Dr. Basheer Ahmed, Dr. Amer Shakeel, Dr. Yamin Khan, Dr. Amanullah Khan, Dr. Pervaz Rahman, and many more. I am also grateful to Dr. Amer Sulaiman, Dr. Jarrah, Dr. Harbans Lal, Dr. Nauman Anwar, Dr. Lisa Martin, Dr. Dominque Raj, Marilyn Rizavi, Dr. Shailendra Sharma, Dr, and Drs. Hakki, who attended to me, thank you all.
Here are some of the pictures from the celebration.
While my wife was in and out of the hospital, I kept a diary with all the details, including the names of Doctors, Nurses, Techs, medicines, and all. I regret, someone took it from the hospital, and I lost all the records. But I am thankful to all of them.
Happy Doctor’s Day.