Saleh Aldasouqi, MD, FACE, ECNU, is professor of medicine and chief of the endocrinology division at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. His writing combines insights from his years of caring for patients and training physicians in the U.S. and internationally.

“From the Doctor’s Bag” is a blog about topics at the intersection of humanities and medicine — topics without a P-value or area under the curve. It takes a mostly lighthearted view of issues that affect health care providers as professionals and members of society, parents, siblings, spouses, neighbors or friends.

BLOG: The rewards of becoming a doctor-teacher

So, on March 21, in remembrance of the original Teacher’s Day, I wish to salute all doctors who work in academia and other teaching institutions who teach the new generations of future doctors.

And, on March 21, I wish to salute all teachers of the world.