A lot has happened in the past few months and we would like to share it all and make sure you are up to date!
Dr. Larry and Pheo Coffee was in the Washington Post!
A great article introducing you to our founder, with frank, honest details about how the business started.
Pheo Coffee's origin story dates back to Dr Larry's time in med school, with one very special mentor, Dr Pawan Suri, who first introduced him to the idea of home roasted coffee. His alma mater recently shared this article for the VCU alumni magazine!
Explore the Space, Dr. Mark Shapiro's podcast on everything healthcare featured Dr Larry and Pheo Coffee recently. It was a great conversation about coffee culture, medicine, and more! Check it out here.
With the new year upon us, we thought we'd recommend some doctor gifts for the new year that have been very popular in 2018. These doctor gifts will amaze, wow, impress and more.
1. Medical coffee box
This gift for doctors is sure to excite. It comes with a coffee that honor's medicine's pioneers, a coffee mug with the "caffeine deficiency" ICD10 code on it, and a popular medical book of your choice. This all comes beautifully packaged in a fun, bright yellow gift box.
2. Wireless, iPhone enabled otoscope
Gone are the days of squinting and hoping to see the tympanic membrane. This doctors gift will change their medical practice forever! now you can insert a camera directly into the ear canal, and see a nice large image of the inner ear. You can also record video and take pictures.
3. Pheo Coffee
Pheo Coffee is a medical themed coffee company that honors the pioneers in medicine and funds surgeries around the world. Pictured is X, one of our most popular coffees. It honors Wilhelm Rontgen, the physicist that discovered X rays. It is a delicious medium roast, breakfast blend. Perfect doctor gift, especially those in the radiology field!
This doctors gift is out of the future. A tiny, thin electrode that connects via Bluetooth to your iPhone to provide extremely accurate I lead EKG. This is great for evaluating patient's with palpitations on the fly, checking for atrial fibrillation or other arrhythmias.
5. Coffee pour over box
Another gem of a doctor gifts, this box is PERFECT for the doctor in your life who loves coffee but still drinks from the pods. This starter kit comes with medical themed Pheo Coffee ground perfectly for pour over, and all the tools needed to make a pour over coffee, arguably the simplest and most flavor extracting technique.
These gift make exceptional doctor gifts and will be sure to be a hit in 2019.
At Pheo Coffee, we are developing premium coffee for healthcare professionals. Our design is something we'd like to call "vintage-modern, " where we try to use modern design concepts accented by vintage, apothecary labels.
This theme transfers to medicine as well. We are introducing Ultrasound Rounds - various Pheo Coffee's with Butterfly Bedside Ultrasound images and videos! Gone are the days of listening to someone's chest and guessing what is inside. Now we can actually SEE what's inside!
Each week, we will go through a clinical case that will teach you about coffee and ultrasound.
When looking for a gift this holiday season for the nurse in your life, look no further than Pheo Coffee! I mean, what could be better than a coffee honoring Florence Nightingale, the founder of nursing!
What could be better you ask!?
How about the Butterfly coffee with a vintage, WAX SEALED (!!!) handwritten letter!!!!!
We actually write every letter by hand, and wax seal every letter by hand!!! How authentic can you get!?!? The name Butterfly is of course a nod to the butterfly needle, one of nursing's most useful tools for drawing blood!
So when it comes to gifts for nurses, or doctors, or medical professionals, we think this one takes the cake! You can buy butterfly here, and add on a vintage letter while you're at it!!!
A lot has been happening this past month that we'd like to summarize. We have had a very busy and productive November, with lots of exciting developments.
Featured in the Washingtonian Magazine
We were featured in the Washingtonian in an article entitled 'Meet the Doctor Who's Roasting Coffee To Fund Surgeries in Developing Countries." We are really happy with how the article came out and really think they captured the soul of our mission.
Featured in Rosslyn BID: companies that care
Rosslyn, Virginia Business Improvement District has a series this holiday season that features a "company that cares" in the community. They chose Pheo Coffee as one of those companies. They described us nicely, saying "The charitable cause coupled with the beautiful apothecary-themed packaging make it an excellent gift for a doctor or nurse, or anyone interested in premium coffee with a cause."
Holiday Gift Order for VCO Orthodontics
We are really excited about one of are holiday gifts with a local orthodontics office, the Virginia Center for Orthodontics, who offers braces and Invisalign in a sleek, modern office for the greater Arlington, VA area. They really loved our dental themed coffee, and our social mission to fund surgeries (especially this tooth extraction!), that they purchased a large order for their office, colleagues and friends.
We had our first in person event at a holiday party in Washington DC! There were over 200 people there, and we passed out dozens of Pheo Coffee samples. People LOVED the coffee and we almost sold out of our Norepi and Butterfly!
We have officially launched subscriptions. Now you can subscribe to monthly, 3-month or 6-month intervals to get fresh coffee delivered to your door every month and create a sustained healthcare fund for those in need.
Get free pour-over tools if you purchase a 6-month subscription.
Give the gift of coffee
With the holiday season coming up, gift subscriptions offers yet another excellent option for getting something for the doctor, nurse or health professional in your life.
Looking for a great gift for a doctor or nurse? Or just for a coffee lover in your life? We work hard to create beautiful, premium coffee and gifts. With intricate packaging and freshly roasted coffee, I guarantee this gift will blow people's minds. We were featured on Awesomestuff365, Buzzfeed, and Bored Panda recently!
"Pheo Coffee provides high end medical themed coffee and gifts that make awesome gifts for doctors, nurses or health professionals. With Coffee honoring medical discoveries, caffeine deficiency diagnosis code mugs, and "prescription" T-shirts, it is a great place to shop for doctor and nurse gifts."
These "prescription" T-shirts come in a jumbo prescription vial. They make a hilarious gift for a doctor or nurse. Here is a quote from one of our customers who recently gifted this shirt:
I Bought this for my girlfriend as a gift for her new RN job and she literally laughed out loud and then smiled from ear to ear for 30 seconds in disbelief at the prescription vial packaging. It was literally perfect. Thanks!
This Doctor Created A Coffee Company That Honors Great Discoveries In Medicine And It Is So Nerdy And Awesome
Nurses are the circulatory system of the hospital or outpatient clinic. Without them, things just wouldn't work! Having a good nurse can really make a tremendous difference in the care and experience of the patient. Here are 5 amazing gift ideas for nurses.
1. COFFEE STAT T-shirt packaged in jumbo prescription vial
Heather grey, incredibly soft poly/cotton blend T-shirt packaged in a jumbo prescription vial is literally the PERFECT gift for a stylish nurse in your life that loves coffee.
2. Caffeine deficiency diagnosis code mug
This mug comes with the actual medical diagnosis code for caffeine deficiency. With the diagnosis on the mug, you can pour the treatment directly into the cup! Great gift for a nurse who likes to bring her coffee setup to work and wouldn't lower herself to drinking out of a Styrofoam cup.
3. A pair of ultra-fashionable scrubs
Jaanuu offers high end, very fashionable scrubs for the nurse in your life that loves to dress up.
4. A coffee box
We offer medical gift boxes (as well as pour over or comfort boxes) that come with a medical themed coffee, caffeine deficiency mug and best-selling medical book of your choice. It all is delivered straight to your door in a bundle-of-joy yellow box.
5. A trendy Tote Bag
Figs offers high quality scrubs and fun, trendy accessories like this tote bag.
Whether it is coffee, a T-shirt, or other apparel, we think the products on this list would make amazing gifts for nurses. We also sell multiple coffees, glasses, vintage hand written letters, and more.
Introducing COFFEE STAT T-shirts
At Pheo Coffee, we believe drinking coffee isn't quite complete without a special coffee drinking shirt. An adequate coffee drinking shirt should be comfortable, soft, and make you smile. Our T-shirts do just that. The T-shirt is a 60/40 polyester/cotton blend that provides a level of softness 100% cotton shirts cannot offer.
They are heather grey and go great with a pair of scrubs. Coffee, STAT says it all as many in the medical community would undoubtedly agree: When you need coffee in the hospital, you need it IMMEDIATELY and OFTEN.
Unlike most T-shirts, our Coffee STAT shirts come packaged in beautiful, jumbo prescription vials. It is the most comfortable prescription on the market!
These shirts make an absolutely perfect gift for a nurse or doctor. Or any health professional, or just any coffee lover! So what are you waiting for?!
Doctors, Nurses, and other healthcare professionals play such an important role in so many of our lives. At Pheo Coffee, we want to provide a place where buying gifts for doctors, nurses or other professionals is easy. Here are 7 items that would make the perfect gift:
Our gift boxes come in a bundle-of-joy yellow box. Each one includes a medical book, a coffee honoring one of medicine's greatest discoveries and a mug. Our mugs have the medical diagnosis code for caffeine deficiency, so the treatment goes directly into the cup!
2. Some really, really nice scrubs
Jaanuu is where style and comfort meets scrubs. Gone are the days of boxy, uncomfortable, weird looking scrubs. A new healthcare professional would love some of these.
Wilhelm Röntgen's X is a single origin Kenyan coffee that is dangerously delicious and honors one of the most important discoveries in all of medicine: X-rays. Absolutely perfect gift for a doctor or nurse. Each coffee is roasted fresh and shipped directly to your door. Learn about X-rays while you enjoy your coffee.
4. A Dr. Mike Natter original
Dr Mike Natter is an internal medicine physician and brilliant artist that has a unique ability to bring together art and medicine in a stunningly beautiful fashion. Don't waste your time browsing etsy for a medical themed print when you can buy one of these originals.
Our caffeine deficiency diagnosis code mugs are essential for any medical professional. With the actual diagnosis code for caffeine deficiency on the mug, the treatment goes directly into the cup.
6. A pair of noise cancelling headphones
What does Nursing school, medical school, and dental school have in common? Lots of studying. Noise cancelling headphones are one of those products that you can't live without once you try it out and realize how much better you can focus.
7. A modern, simple study guide from OnlineMedEd
OnlineMedEd is a relatively new entrant to the medical education game, and it is one of the best. With ultra high quality videos that are summarized with white boards and markers, you will have a HUGE leg up on the other students. So much excellent information at such great prices. A must for any PA or resident.