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Northeast Ohio Medical University Welcomes New Students with White Coat Ceremonies
Northeast Ohio Medical University welcomed its Classes of 2016 with White Coat Ceremonies Aug. 31. White coats are symbolic of the professionalism that is expected of medicine and pharmacy students during their professional school years and as physicians and pharmacists. During the White Coat Ceremonies, students received their white coats and pledged their commitments to their professions and the health of the patients they will serve. Two ceremonies were held - the ceremony for pharmacy students began at 10 a.m.; the ceremony for medicine students began at 2 p.m. - with more than 1,000 family, friends, students, faculty and staff attending. The College of Pharmacy welcomed 80 new students and the College of Medicine welcomed 145 new students. The following students entered Northeast Ohio Medical University: