Lessons for Muslim Men in the example of the bee

A few months ago, I delivered a commencement address at a high school graduation ceremony for Muslim students. I spoke about how the key to success in college—as in life—is to be like the honeybee. Since then, ...

Book Review: Revelation

Title: Revelation Author: Meraj Mohiuddin Overall Rating: 1/5-Do not recommend Having heard the author speak about this book during ISNA’s annual convention, I was really looking forward to reading it. There h...

Asking for Recommendation Letters

I’m in the process of applying for residency right now and a huge part of the application process is recommendation letters. My least favorite part. Out of all the parts of the application, this is the one th...

How to Leave a Voicemail

At some point in your professional life, you're going to have to leave a voicemail. Actually, you're going to have to leave tons and tons of voicemails. It's a simple enough thing to do but a lot of people mess...

Creamy Thai Chicken Curry

One thing I picked up in medical school is cooking with a slowcooker. If you're busy and short on time, you can make some amazing tasting meals with very little effort. Here's one of my favorite recipes. (more...

Skills for the Muslim Man: Reading the Sky to Find the Qibla

{ وَعَلامَاتٍ وَبِٱلنَّجْمِ هُمْ يَهْتَدُونَ } "And landmarks. And by the stars they are guided." You’re on a road trip and it’s time to pray Maghrib and ‘Isha. You pull into a rest area and make wudu. How ...