Actually, Doctor's Day was yesterday, but I only found out about it a few minutes ago from reading another person's blog. So happy belated Doctor's Day.
I first learned about Doctor's Day in my PGY4 year of residency. I only found out about it because like ten physician recruiters emailed me to wish me Happy Doctor's Day. Since then, there have been only very peripheral reminders of this holiday's existence.
I think it's safe to say that nobody gives a shit about Doctor's Day. Case in point: this year it's on a Saturday. They would never dare have, say, secretary's day on a weekend day. Nurse's Day... well, that's not even something we have to worry about because they get a whole week. But obviously nobody cares about Doctor's Day, so why bother making sure it falls on a day when people are actually working? (Granted, a lot of doctors do work on weekends, but I'd say the majority are still likely to be home that day.)
I get it. Being a doctor is just so amazingly awesome that it's a reward in itself so why on earth would we expect anyone to acknowledge us on Doctor's Day? And we don't. And nobody does. I suspect 99% of people who work in medicine had no idea that yesterday was Doctor's Day.
Except then, seriously, why have the day? Who came up with Doctor's Day? Whoever you are, you're a moron.
Also, word to the wise: never, ever forget Nurse's Week. You may be shot.