25 Useful Gifts for Medical Students

by mkimmel | Last Updated: May 30, 2021

Studying medicine while juggling a social life and personal well-being is a tough task. So, for the doctors-to-be in your life, a little help would be much appreciated. If you are looking for some sweet and useful gift ideas for medical students, check these items out. There are loads of useful stuff in here from a coffee cup to a muscular anatomy chart, and everything else in between!

Doctor Surgeon Flash Drive

This adorable flash drive is a practical gift for medical students. The cute doctor surgeon design nicely fits their career paths. This portable thumb drive has a capacity of 32Gb sufficient for lecture materials and a couple of movies. It is universally compatible as well, making it usable on Windows, Linux, or Mac.

Apple Watch Series 5

Another nifty tool for soon-to-be doctors is the new Apple watch series 5. It has a 30% larger screen compared to older versions and it features improved electrical and optical heart sensors. The Series 5 can be used to takedown voice notes, set alarms, and receive push notifications which is a useful feature for busy doctors.

Apple MacBook Pro

While on the topic of gadgets, a computer is a must-have for any aspiring doctor. The Apple MacBook Pro is a worthwhile investment in terms of longevity of use. This 13-inch laptop has a hefty 256Gb SSD memory and 8Gb RAM. Paired with Apple’s timeless design and incredible software support, this computer will last ages.

Heart Art Vinyl Decal

Speaking of MacBooks, this stethoscope decal makes a nice addition to a portable computer. It fits flush on a 13-inch MacBook but will work similarly well on other laptops. This decal is made from high-quality vinyl leaving no residue when removed. The stethoscope design fits nicely with the theme as well.

Human Heart Decal

If you think a laptop decal is a nice gift idea but you prefer something a little more colorful, consider this human heart decal. It is a 5-inch high-quality sticker made with full-color impressionist painting. It works well on cars, bikes, and other flat surfaces, too! This is a simple yet creative gift for medical students.

Laptop Sleeve Bag

A pretty portable computer is not enough if it’s not well protected when stored. For that, this laptop sleeve bag does an awesome job. It has a colorfully vivid art with an illustration of the left and right portions of the brain. Though it might not be scientifically accurate, the art is undeniably stunning!

Left and Right Brain MacBook Keyboard Cover

This rubber keyboard cover also has a similar left and right brain illustration. The artistic details are vivid, crisp, and extremely attractive, too. This cover comes in three sizes: 13-inch, 15-inch, or 17-inch. It is useful in preventing keyboard damage from coffee spills, dust, and other tiny particles.

Brain Ice Cube Silicone Mold

Speaking of brains, this silicone molding tray molds ice cubes, homemade soaps, or homemade chocolates to a brain-like shape! It is made with a long-lasting and fade-resistant silicone that is both reusable and easy to clean. It is a funny and simple gift for the medical students in your life.

Stojo Collapsible Coffee Cup

It is undeniable that the best use of ice for a medical student is for making loads and loads of iced coffee! The Stojo collapsible coffee cup is one sleek-looking cup perfect for iced coffee sessions. It comes in tons of color options from cashmere and mint to orange and steel blue. This collapsible cup also comes in 3 different sizes.

De’Longhi Espresso Maker

For a medical student who drinks a lot of coffee, a coffee maker is a sensible gift, don’t you think? This one from De’Longhi can easily prepare lattes and cappuccino with the swivel jet frother. It is extremely easy to use, plus it features a self-priming operation. Also, there are adjustable controls for a more personalized blend.

The Prescription Coffee Mug

Nothing screams “Doctor” better than this prescription coffee mug from BigMouth Inc. It is a 12-ounce ceramic mug styled like a large prescription drug bottle. This mug has a witty label perfect for striking an interesting medicine-themed conversation. This is a simple yet extremely practical gift for any medical student.

Personalized Stethoscope Coffee Mug

For a practical gift with a personalized touch, this stethoscope coffee mug is the gift to get. It can hold up to approximately 11 ounces of beverage perfect for drinking coffee. There are vibrant customized prints on both sides of the mug. Also, it is microwave and dishwasher safe, how convenient!

Funny Doctor Google Mug

Many people tend to ask a lot of medical questions to Google, and doctors simply hate it when that happens! For sure, the medical student in your life will giggle upon seeing this mug. It has a fun print that says, “Please do not confuse your Google search with my medical degree.” It is a hilarious yet practical gift for medical students.

Anatomy Coasters Gift Set

While on the topic of mugs and coffee, this coaster gift set makes a great additional gift. A set of these includes 6 anatomy-styled coasters that come inside a tin container. These coasters have a rubber neoprene or cork bottom to prevent slipping. These will look stylish while keeping countertops clean and stain-free.

iRobot Roomba Robot Vacuum

It’s not just countertops that need to stay clean and stain-free, floors do as well! The iRobot Roomba robot vacuum makes a great tool for that job. It works on any type of polished floor from hardwood, carpets, and concrete. This feature-packed vacuum will surely help keep floors shiny and clean, the perfect gift for a busy medical student!

DNA Ring

Speaking of clean and shiny, this DNA ring is a theme-fitting shiny accessory for a medical student. It comes in all sizes from 5 to 9 so make sure to grab the correct one! This DNA ring is made with a 925-sterling silver, and it comes inside a gift-ready box. This one is a simple yet adorable gift for a medical student.

DNA Double Helix Necklace

If you are gifting a necklace lover, this DNA necklace makes an awesome choice. It is made with a zinc alloy material that features a silver-coated double helix pendant. The pendant has a size of 1.4 inches in length and 0.3 inches in width. It comes in an adorable gift box that looks absolutely premium.

Anatomy Crystal Brain

Looking for a unique gift? Check this one out! This is a 3-dimensional laser-cut image of a brain encapsulated inside a beautiful crystal glass. It weighs approximately a pound making it an ideal paperweight. This boxy crystal measures 2 inches in height, 3 inches in width, and 2 inches in depth.

Anatomical Brain Necklace

For someone who will soon have their neuroscience exams, this anatomical brain necklace would come in handy! It has a similar form factor to a pocket watch, but instead of a watch face, this necklace has an illustration of a different part of the brain! The bronze chain straps add a bit of an antique look to this necklace.

Bone Ball Pen Set

This bone ball pen set from EOM Novelty is a 4-piece pen set. It includes a black ink pen encapsulated in a spine, femur, tibia, and fibula cases. These pens measure approximately 5 inches in height, and they look absolutely unique. It is a fun and useful gift for any medical student that’s for sure!

Syringe Highlighters

For the medical students who love making colorful highlights on their review notes, these syringe highlighters would make a wonderful gift. This one is a set of 60 syringe highlighters that comes in 6 different colors: purple, green, orange, blue, pink, and yellow. The set includes 10 pieces of each color.

Dissection Kit

The most practical gift for a medical student is probably a premium quality dissection kit. This one from DR Instruments is a complete dissection set with heaps of high-quality tools such as tweezers, 4 kinds of scissors, 2 scalpel handles, magnifying glass, grove director, forceps, and a bunch more.

4D Vision Human Anatomy Torso Model

Complete with 32 detachable parts, this 4.5-inch torso model makes a useful gift for any medical student. The set includes an assembly guide with descriptions of each part as well as question and answer sheets. When assembled, this model can also serve as an attractive room display for someone studying medicine.

Standard Skeleton with Roller Stand

If you want to see a useful human model in a life-size form factor, this skeleton makes a great choice. This model is designed in accordance with the standard skeleton model being used in universities and laboratories worldwide. Alongside the skeleton model, this set also includes over 11 courses with 23 lectures and 117 models.

Band Aid Sticky Notes

This Band-Aid sticky notes set is a theme-fitting stationery piece for doctors-to-be. With a total of 60 pieces of sticky notes, these come in 3 different sizes. These will work well in jotting down tons of to-do lists as well as placing important notes on books. It is a simple yet nifty gift for medical students.