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Freebies and discounts for physicians and advanced practice providers: Winter 2022-23 edition

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Physicians and advanced practice providers do so much good in the world! You change lives for the better and lift people up when they’re down. You’re committed to caring for and advocating for your patients and give so much for the betterment of others. Companies across the globe recognize the hard work, care, and sacrifice that goes into healthcare. To show their appreciation, many are giving back by offering some impressive freebies and discounts for physicians and advanced practice providers!

For most of these offers, all you have to do is show your badge or verify your ID to prove that you work in healthcare. Here are some of our favorite deals and discounts for by category.

Financial wellness

For most, financial wellness is a key component of health and happiness. And for those in the healthcare field who may be saddled with debt, it’s more important than ever. The White Coat Investor, Dr James M. Dahle, is dedicated to the financial wellness of healthcare providers, and is offering 10% off everything on his site.

Cellular service

One of the major cell service providers offers discounts to physicians and advanced practice providers.

AT&T gives a 25% discount to nurses, physicians, and physician assistants. The company also promises rates as low as $27 per month per line when you get four lines.

Clothing

With these freebies and discounts, you’ll feel comfortable from your head to your toes — for a fraction of the price.

Backcountry is offering 20% off select retail items for healthcare workers and is a great one-stop-shop for all your winter gear needs.

Carhartt offers 25% off on apparel and accessories to the nursing community. This includes their stylish high-dexterity gloves with phone-sensitive finger tips.

Helly Hansen offers a one-time discount code for 20% off to all U.S. healthcare professionals each year on its cold-weather gear; however, free shipping isn’t included. Discount codes are verifies via SheerID. Buy something on Dec. 31 and restock on Jan. 1 to double your savings.

Levi’s gives 20% off plus free shipping to medical professionals.

Madewell brings snappy winter fashion that can stand the test of time to men and women. Physicians and advanced practice providers get 15% off online and in stores once you sign up for a Madewell Insider account.

For a limited time, Under Armour has a great discount of 40% off everything for nurses and medical providers, so your set for workout gear for all types of sports.

Cooking and food

Nothing says cozy season like a warm pot of soup on the stovetop or a casserole in the oven. Sometimes physicians and advanced practice providers need something easy and healthy after a long shift, which is where meal kit delivery comes in very handy.

Blue Apron is showing its appreciation to medical professionals by offering  $110 off the first four boxes, plus free shipping on the first box.

Green Chef offers physicians and advanced practice providers free shipping and 50% off their first order. After that, subscribers get an ongoing 15% discount for up to 52 weeks.

Home Chef gives nurses, physicians, and advanced practice providers 16 free meals or 60% off of each of the first three boxes to get started. You’ll also get 10% off ongoing orders.

Sip on Ollipop after a long shift. A refreshing tonic filled with prebiotics, botanicals, and other healthy goodies, the product bills itself as a new kind of pop. With a 12% discount for medical professionals, you’ll be ready for your next shift in no time.

Nutrisystem can help you kickstart your health goals in the new year. Medical professionals can save 50% on weight-loss plans. In addition, you can sign up with a friend and get an extra $50 off a Partner Plan.

Kind Bars can be purchased as a 15% discount with free shipping for nurses.

Tip: Use Rakuten, a free app and browser extension that helps you find coupons and earn cash back, to get an additional $10 off your first Home Chef order.

Entertainment

Sometimes being off-duty calls for long hours indoors — especially in the snowy months — and who better to keep you company than some of your favorite TV and movie characters? Physician and advanced practice providers can unwind this winter with pretty significant free and discount offers from national entertainment brands.

AMC Theaters offers up to 40% off nurses and medical providers. If your neighborhood movie theater is a Cinemark, you’re not out of luck: Nurses and medical providers are eligible for a 25% discount here.

Dave & Buster’s offers a $10 Game Card when you show your school or medical ID badge at any location.

Celebrate So.Much.Christmas at Gaylord Hotels. Discounts range from 20 to 30% off tickets to holiday-themed wonderlands carved into ice. Each ICE experience draws on beloved Christmas classics like A Christmas Story, A Charlie Brown Christmas, or How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Get cash back on tickets to Shen Yun, the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company.

Get access to exclusive home-game ticket pricing for medical providers from the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens.

Cirque du Soleil attendees can save 30%+ on tickets. Pair this with the healthcare worker discount at Caesar’s Palace, a popular Las Vegas hotel, and your desert gateway might break the bank.

Eyewear

After long hours of handling paperwork and administration — not to mention commuting in a blizzard — your peepers might be tired. Brands like these can keep your eyes in good health — regardless of how many electronic health records you input in a day.

Glasses.com affords healthcare workers 60% off and free shipping. Splurge on 2-for-1 to test the waters with more fashionable options, like cat eyes or clear frames.

LensDirect offers 20% off and free shipping on contacts, eyewear, and lens replacement for physicians and advanced practice providers.

Maui Jim offers steep discounts on their glasses via their Mahalo to Heroes program

Ray-Ban gives a 15% discount for nurses, hospital employees, and first responders. New year, new you. Choose Zenni Optical for 10% off so you can update your frames without breaking the bank.

Fashion accessories

We know that your great fashion sense hides under layers of scrubs most of the workday, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look like a million bucks after you clock off during sweater season.

The Sak offers 20% off so you can carry your things while keeping your style.

ThirdLove gives verified medical professionals a one-time use coupon code of 15% off.

Vera Bradley and its always cute paisley patterns offer 15% off.

Alex and Ani jewelry is a popular gift item for the holidays and beyond. Get 20% off your next purchase, including the Holiday Collection’s Snowflake Ring and Necklace, Wreath Charm Bracelet, and more.

Klogs Footwear are a game-changer when letting your dog out for a minute in the backyard or running a quick errand to the mailbox. Get a pair of fur lined slip-ons for 20% less, or buy a new pair to wear in the workplace setting — these are loved by healthcare professionals.

Say “I love you” on Valentines Day with a new Alpina watch. Medical workers can get 15% off these Swiss watches that are famous for its signature red triangle.

Fitness

Few things are as helpful as literally sweating out the stress. Here are the brands and companies that are helping physicians and advanced practice providers stay heart healthy, even when your workout is relegated to the treadmill instead of the trail.

Peloton offers up to $200 off accessories or accessory packages with the purchase of a Peloton Bike, Bike Plus, or Tread.

Soul Cycle offers free classes for physicians and advanced practice providers via its Essential Bike program, perfect if you’re more into in-person workouts.

Theragun is a great massage gun that really gets through the knots to help you recover from your workouts (or just a long day at work), and the company offers 20% off any regularly priced Theragun device for healthcare workers.

Shop BeyondYoga for your next favorite pair of leggings with your 20% discount in tow.

Join Obe, a premium at-home fitness platform, to jumpstart your fitness-related goals in 2023. Nurses get their first month of membership for free.

Footwear

Great shoes can make or break your shift, and there are tons of shoe brands with comfortable and supportive shoes that are also offering generous discounts to physicians and advanced practice providers. Here are just a few — including some excellent options for winter boots.

Adidas offers 30% off their whole site and shoes specially designed for doctors.

Asics offers 40% off to medical professionals

I am 100% biased, but Brooks’ Ghosts are my go-to running shoe. Get 25% off and start falling in love with running this winter.

Nike offers medical professionals 10% off. Rakuten shoppers can get up to an additional 10% cash back.

Chacos are popular footwear for outdoorsy medical professionals. Get 20% off your new favorite shoes, so long as your purchase is $49 or more.

Merrells offers 20% to health care workers and first responders and can be an easy stop for buying popular winter-ready boots that are waterproof with varied ankle coverage (low or high) and anti-slip tread — helpful on icy sidewalks.

Reebok gives an impressive 50% off everything to physicians and advanced practice providers.

Other great deals include Nike, Hunter Boots, Keen, Puma, Saucony, Sperry, and many more.

Rothys are everywhere these days, and for good reason. They’re comfortable, environmentally friendly, and machine washable. Nurses, doctors, and other licensed medical professionals can get 20% off.

Home electronics

For when you need to kickback with your next Netflix binge or podcast — or outfit your home with smart tech — hit up these deals first.

Bose offers a mystery discount to qualifying medical professionals who spend $199 or more.

Dell, Hewlett Packard, Best Buy, Microsoft, and Lenovo are just some of the major tech retailers that offer medical discounts. See the latest offers here.

GoPro offers medical professionals 7% off any of its products — this could be a fun purchase ahead of your sun-seeking winter getaway.

Upgrade your computer or laptop system with Hewlett Packard. Simply join the program, and you’ll be able to get up to 40% off items, plus free shipping and easy returns.

McAfee offers nurses a discount on the 10-Device McAfee Total Protection package, designed to keep your software safe.

Ring gives physicians and advanced practice providers a variety of discounts on devices to keep their homes safe. Examples include $10 a Video Doorbell 4 + Chime Pro, $19 off a Stick Up Cam Solar and $70 off a Retrofit Kit with 5 Piece Alarm Bundle.

Sonos offers 15% off speakers to keep physicians and advanced practice providers’ pads lively.

Mattresses and sleep

Physicians and advanced practice providers deserve the best sleep they can get. Fortunately, there are tons of discounts on mattresses — not to mention blankets that can keep you more than warm.

Snuggling has never been better than with a Big Blanket Co. blanket, who will give verified healthcare workers $40 off their order. Shop by Black Friday for even steeper discounts.

Upgrade to flannel sheets (or whatever sounds comfy) with Brooklyn Bedding’s medical professional discount: 25% off your entire order, plus free shipping.

Purple offers 10% off to physicians and advanced practice providers.

Casper gives healthcare workers 20% off towards their next best night’s sleep.

Save an extra 10 to 20% at Mattress Firm when you confirm you are a healthcare worker. You can get a new code every 90 days.

Saatva is another mattress company. They promise a $225 discount on an order of $1,000 or more.

Gravity Blankets offers nurses 20% off a weighted blanket, which has real science behind its anti-anxiety benefits.

Self-care

You take care of everyone else, but you should always take some time to take care of yourself. Try these products for a little rest and relaxation on long winter nights.

Art Natural offers 25% off skincare products with code ‘essentialworkers’ at checkout.

Try out Hairstory for a new take on shampoo and conditioner. You’ll be rewarded with 15% off your entire order.

Joy Organics’ CBD products can help with pain relief, mental health, and more. Healthcare workers can try products like gummies and tinctures at a 50% discount.

Soothe offers 50% off of its aromatherapy doughs, which combine the calming methods of aromatherapy with the tactical calming of playing with dough. After all, slime isn’t just for kids!

Tula Skincare gives physicians and advanced practice providers 20% off.

Travel accommodations

Sometimes the best way to reduce stress is to get out of dodge and take a vacation — especially when the winter blues are creeping in. These brands have you covered so you can chase the sun.

Caesar’s Entertainment offers up to 30% off at their various hotels, as aforementioned.

Head to all-inclusive Jewel Grande Montego Bay in Jamaica and only pay 85% of published rates. A like discount is available at nearby resort Jewel Paradise Cove, which is an adults only oasis.

Hyatt offers its “Friends & Family” discount rate to physicians and advanced practice providers. The actual discount varies by the location and is valid through December 31, 2022.

Radisson Hotel offers 10% off for physicians and advanced practice providers, and they’ll upgrade your room when you check in if there are any upgrades available.

Get up to $100 off a Contiki tour with code MEDPRO. Plus, refer your nurse friends to Contiki and they will be eligible for the $100 bonus, too.

Travel accessories

Whether painting the city red or packing up for a weekend in the woods, make your winter travel adventures go a little more smoothly with the help of these tried-and-true travel accessories.

GSI Outdoors offers a lifetime deal of 45% all of its camping gear, ideal for those who literally take the unbeaten path!

Tortuga Backpacks are designed to replace bulky luggage while still maximizing your space. They offer a 20% discount for nurses.

Stock up on L.L. Bean outdoor gear or cozy base layers. Medical professionals get 10% off of every order. Discount is applicable on best sellers like the Women’s Mountain Classic Down Parka or the Men’s Wildcat Waterproof Insulated Snow Pants.

Get $20 off for joining warehouse club Costco, which gives you access to perks like Costco Travel vacation packages, not to mention the ability to buy items like luggage and other travel gear at wholesale prices.

More discounts for physicians and advanced practice providers

For even more freebies and discounts for physicians and advanced practice providers this winter, check out ID.me.

Have you heard of a free or discounted offer for healthcare workers that’s not on our list? Share in the comments below.

Article last updated November 28, 2022. Offers listed here are subject to change without notice.

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