Case Western Reserve University's Physician Assistant Inaugural White Coat Ceremony was held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 11:00 am in Iris S. And Bert L. Wolstein Research Building.
Pamela Davis, MD, PhD, Dean of the School of Medicine welcomes attendees to the White Coat Ceremony.
Cynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C and Founding Director of the PA Program introduces the Keynote Speaker, Alfred M. Sadler, Jr., MD, FACP
Hilary B. Petersen, PA-C, Director of the Didactic Curriculum for the Physician Assistant Program hands the white coat to the student.
Anastasia Rowland-Seymour, MD, Director of Preventive Medicine and Community Health Engagement for the Physician Assistant Program, reads the Physician Assistant Professional Oath with the newly coated PA students.
Dean Davis and Charles L. Hudson Jr. pose with the certificate honoring the memory of his father. Dr. Charles Hudson was a founder, advocate and contributor to the establishment of the Physician Assistant profession and will be forever remembered through the naming of the new Physician Assistant Society: The Charles L. Hudson Society.
Four students with their signed books.
Two new Physician Assistant students!
Patricia A. Thomas, MD, Vice Dean for Medical Education is introduced to attendees.
Dr. Sadler's Keynote Address was entitled: "You Have Chosen a Great Career."
Casey Schroeder-Jenkinson, PhD, Director of Interprofessional Education, Simulation, and Outcomes for the Physician Assistant Program reads each new student’s name while Dean Davis, and Vice Dean Thomas shake the student’s hand.
Cynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C, Founding Director of Physician Assistant Program “coats’ each student.
The new PA students read the Oath while Dr. Sadler, and Professor Booth Lord look on.
Students enjoy a reception with family, faculty and friends after the ceremony.