The Oath of a Muslim Physician
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
Praise be to Allah, the
Sustainer of His Creation, the All-Knowing.
Glory be to Him, the Eternal,
O Allah, Thou art the only
I serve none but Thee, and,
as the instrument of Thy Will,
I commit myself to Thee.
I render this Oath in Thy
Holy Name and I undertake
To be the instrument of Thy Will
and Mercy, and, in all humbleness, to exercise justice,
love and compassion for
all Thy Creation;
To extend my hand of service
to one and all, to the rich and to the poor, to friend and foe alike,
regardless of race, religion
To hold human life as precious
and sacred, and to protect and honour it at all times
and under all circumstances
in accordance with Thy Law;
To do my utmost to alleviate
pain and misery, and to comfort and counsel human sickness and in anxiety;
To respect the confidence
and guard the secrets of all my patients;
To maintain the dignity
of health care, and to honour the teachers, students, and members of my
To strive in the pursuit
of knowledge in Thy name for the benefit of mankind, and to uphold human
honour and dignity;
To acquires the courage
to admit my mistakes, mend my ways and to forgive the wrongs of others;
To be ever-conscious of
my duty to Allah and His Messenger (S.A.W.), and to follow the precepts
of Islam in private and in public.
O Allah grant me the strength,
patience and dedication to adhere to this Oath at all times.