What’s Your Favorite Card Game?

According to Senator Walsh of Washington, nurses have SOOOOOO much free time during their work day that they end up playing card games for a 'considerable amount of the day'. Now that the secret is out about our card games, it's time to share with the rest of our healthcare colleagues a few of our favorite card games!

Check out our top 10 list of card games for healthcare workers and don't forget to add your own in the comments section below.

  1. Old Maid for Geriatrics
  2. Game of Hearts for Telemetry Techs
  3. Craps for Endoscopy
  4. Cribbage for OB/GYNs
  5. Gin Rummy for Radiology
  6. Bridge for Sleep Techs
  7. Slapjack for Anesthesia
  8. Solitaire for Psychologists
  9. Crazy 8s for Pediatrics
  10. Cards Against Humanity for insurance companies.

Hopefully you got a little chuckle out of our card game suggestions. Your turn! Add you own card game connections in the comments section below.


  1. Loved them all…But I want to know which hospital/medical center the “Senator” visited or was a patient in that he actually saw any of those activities happen! Not in my area…not in my overworked life and I loved playing cards with friends and family in my off work time. Am now a retiree so I can enjoy whenever I like.


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