Physicians Day - Dr. Philip J. Kistler

Today we’re grabbing our lab coats and stethoscopes to help people. Now more than ever it’s important to celebrate doctors and all that they do to help our communities!

Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Dr. Philip J. Kistler. His hometown is Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Kistler earned his Bachelors degree from Harvard and his medical degree from Columbia before beginning his very successful career as a practicing doctor and professor at Harvard University. Additionally, Dr Kistler served as the director of Stroke Services at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kistler has received many awards for his accomplishments and authored numerous scientific journals. You can learn more by reading Dr. Kistler’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.

Do you know any doctors in your life? You can learn more about Oklahoma doctors like Dr. Kenneth Cooper and Dr. Jeane Porter Hester now.


Movie Time! What is behind what every doctor does? Science! You can rent and stream Big Hero 6 now and learn all about new forms of science. In this fun cartoon, you can learn all about being a doctor!


Storytime! Do you know who the Berenstain Bears are? Well we love them and one of our favorites is The Berenstain Bears Go To the Doctor! You can hear it read aloud here.


Arts & Crafts! Doctors have to use all sorts of tools to treat their patients! In this fun craft you can make your own stethoscope! Doctors also have to use X-Rays to know how to help people. Try this fun X-Ray craft!


Make & Eat it! Doctors want us to take good care of our bodies and part of doing that is eating healthy, right? Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman, has us covered! Look at all of these healthy breakfast recipes that make us hungry!

Listen to it! Doctors need music while they practice right? Check out this awesome playlist from Spotify that’ll last all day for us! If we need more, we can check out this playlist too.

Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home celebrating doctors! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Physicians Day and share them with us: #ohofathome

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