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Ramadan, an Islamic holy month of charitable activities, has just ended. What’s one way you practice generosity in your day-to-day life?


Giving time and kindness are perhaps the best gifts of all.

Passion in the Medical Profession | May 14, 2021 | <1 min read


Dr. Howard Liu, University of Nebraska

I take the time to understand other cultures and faith traditions! Best wishes to my Muslim colleagues!

Dr. Chase Anderson, UCSF

I try to be giving of my time for others.

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Dr. Carl Streed, Boston Medical Center

I try to do the same, but with boundaries. I can’t give indefinitely at all times lest I be left a shriveled husk of a primary care physician.

Dr. Colleen Christmas, Johns Hopkins Medicine

I’m pretty intentional about kindness. I often think kind thoughts but as an introvert it does take energy for me to speak up, or even to make eye contact and smile. I try to plan this out each morning and review my day each evening to ensure I’m sowing kindness.

Dr. Aline Charabaty, Johns Hopkins Medicine

Offering daily the gift of time, smiling, actively listening to others, and using gestures that convey caring. Eid Kareem for those who celebrate!

Dr. Eric Last

Trying to be generous with my time and give when it’s needed. It seems to be my most precious resource.