Special Event

White Coat Ceremony

Friday, August 10, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Center for the Arts, UB North Campus

The White Coat Ceremony for the incoming Class of 2022 will conclude the medical students' orientation week and mark the first step they take on the path to becoming physicians. This "rite of passage" for beginning medical students is a tradition at the Jacobs School of Medicine and is intended to help establish a psychological contract for professionalism and empathy in the practice of medicine. The event emphasizes the importance of both scientific excellence and compassionate care for the patient and includes several elements:
• Students are cloaked in their first white coats and recite the oath of
• An inspiring keynote address is given by a distinguished speaker
• A reception with light refreshments following the ceremony
Center for the Arts, UB North Campus
Office of Medical Education

For more information, contact:

Stacey Gangloff
Email: staceyga@buffalo.edu
Phone: 829-2802