Class of 2020 begins their medical school adventure

Class of 2020Photo credit: Derek Montgomery Photography

In an emotional event marking the beginning of their medical career, 60 first year medical students received their white coats on Saturday, August, 20, 2016. The annual ceremony signifies the responsibilities and obligations of the physicians and the importance of embracing compassion and character along with knowledge of science and medicine.

The event included speakers, a Native Drum Ceremony and capped off with the students receiving their white coats and stethoscopes. Students recited the Oath for Medical Students, a form of the Hippocratic Oath dedicating themselves to the practice of medicine and the humanistic care of patients. Families of the students, local-area physicians and alumni attended the event.

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