Islam: faith and medicine
Muslim students can stay true to their faith in medical school, argue Mohammed Imran Sajid and Ifra Sajid
- By: Mohammed Imran Sajid, Ifra Sajid
So you made it into medical school. You are excited about meeting new people; you want to work hard to become a good doctor; and you want to take part in extracurricular activities. But you also want to continue to be a good Muslim. You may be thinking, “Might I have to compromise my faith?”
The United Kingdom is a multiracial and multicultural society. Muslims contribute to all parts of the economy and to the cultural richness of the nation. But in the media, in the community, and even in medical schools and hospitals there are failings in understanding and acceptance. Greater awareness of the need for mutual understanding and acceptance is needed to draw Muslims and non-Muslims closer.
Prince Charles has spoken about how Islam can teach a way of understanding and living in the world because it refuses to separate man and nature, religion and science, and mind