While I was sitting outside the security checkpoint at the airport this Sunday, waiting to pick up my husband from a trip, I saw a doctor standing in the security line. How did I know he was a doctor? Well, he not only had on his tell-tale green scrubs, but he was still wearing his long white coat! On the upper left side, I could clearly see the letters M.D. sewn in red thread. Seriously, is it really necessary to continue wearing the coat? It's not like he had to wear it because he was cold - he had a sweatshirt in his hand. Even if he had rushed from his shift, he had time, standing around in line, to take it off. There have been plenty of times that my husband came straight from an ER shift to the airport in a hurry and still managed to take off his coat every time. Please, once you get that white coat, only wear it at work and when absolutely necessary. Otherwise, you just look like you're trying desparately to brag.