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School of Medicine holds virtual White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2024

January 13, 2021 12:00 PM
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Tulane Today staff today@tulane.edu

On Jan. 8, first-year medical students at Tulane School of Medicine received their white coats at the official White Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage that symbolizes the students’ entry into the field of medicine. The ceremony for the Class of 2024 was delayed till this month because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the event was livestreamed for parents and friends. Students received their white coats and stethoscopes and recited the Tulane Physicians’ Oath. Watch a video from the ceremony by clicking here. (Photos by Sally Asher.)