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White Coat Ceremony celebrates, welcomes first-year medical students

August 08, 2023 1:15 PM
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The Tulane University School of Medicine celebrated and welcomed the Class of 2027 at the annual White Coat Ceremony, which took place on Sunday, Aug. 6, in McAlister Auditorium. The ceremony marks the beginning of students’ careers in medicine. Members of the school’s newest class received their medical white coats and stethoscopes and recited the Tulane Physicians’ Oath, honoring their commitment to the profession of medicine. A recording of the ceremony can be viewed at the School of Medicine website.

Photos are by Sabree Hill.

Keynote speaker Dr. Nakeisha Pierre, associate professor of anesthesiology at Tulane, addresses the Class of 2027.
Medical students gather in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex prior to the ceremony.
Sammy Vodovoz of the Class of 2027 receives his white coat and stethoscope as he crosses the stage.
Medical students recite the Tulane Physicians’ Oath, honoring the profession of medicine.
Elizabeth Romantz (left) and Sara Yuter (right) pose for a photo after receiving their white coats and stethoscopes.