The White Coat Ceremony marks a transformation for students entering their clinical phase of medical school.
This event occurs during their transition between Phase 1 and Phase 2 of medical school starting with the Class of 2024, which is between the second and third year of training.
The short white coats worn by medical students elicit the high expectations patients have of the doctor-patient relationship. In the presence of family, friends and faculty members, students are welcomed in to the medical community by leaders of the school.
Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony
The White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2024 took place at 4 pm on Monday, April 18, 2022 at at the Murat Theatre at the Old National Centre. The ceremony was recorded! Watch the live stream here and look forward to a gallery of candid photos of the event soon.
2020 Physician’s Oath Ceremony
In 2020, the decision was made to move the White Coat Ceremony to the transition between Phase 1 and Phase 2 of medical school starting with the Class of 2024. Students participated in a Physician’s Oath Ceremony at their home campus during a hybrid Orientation due to COVID-19. The White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2024 will occur in the Spring of 2022.
2019 White Coat Ceremony
Watch the ceremony from August 2019, during which over 360 students joined the Class of 2023.
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