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White Coat Ceremony 2017

White Coat Ceremony 2017

Class of 2019 White Coat Ceremony

The Case Western Reserve University, Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony was held on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Tinkham Veale University Center.

White coats

Pamela Davis, MD, PhD, Dean of the School of Medicine welcomes attendees to the White Coat Ceremony.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, Anthony A. Miller, Med, PA-CCynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C and Founding Director of the PA Program introduces the Keynote Speaker, Anthony A. Miller, Med, PA-C

Anthony Miller giving his keynote address.

Anthony Miller giving his keynote address.Anthony Miller’s Keynote Address was entitled: "So Why Did You Choose PA?"

Casey Schroeder-Jenkinson, PhD, Director of IPE, Simulation, and Outcomes and Nancy Ivansek, PA-C, PA Program Faculty read each new students name while David Shafran, MD, PA Program Medical Director looks on.Casey Schroeder-Jenkinson, PhD, Director of IPE, Simulation, and Outcomes and Nancy Ivansek, PA-C, PA Program Faculty read each new student’s name while David Shafran, MD, PA Program Medical Director looks on.

white coat ceremony student

Ellen Luebbers, MD, PA Program Faculty member and Hilary Petersen, PA-C, Director of Clinical Curriculum handed students their white coats and then Cynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C, Founding Director of Physician Assistant Program “coated’ each student.  Dean Davis, and Vice Dean Thomas wait to shake the newly coated student’s hand.Ellen Luebbers, MD, PA Program Faculty member and Hilary Petersen, PA-C, Director of Clinical Curriculum handed students their white coats and then Cynthia Booth Lord, MHS, PA-C, Founding Director of Physician Assistant Program “coated’ each student. Dean Davis, and Vice Dean Thomas wait to shake the newly coated student’s hand.

David Shafran, MD reads the introduction to the Student Oath of Professionalism.David Shafran, MD reads the introduction to the Student Oath of Professionalism.

PA students recited the oath to the attendeesPA students recited the oath to the attendees

Student Oath of Professionalism

Anastasia Rowland-Seymour, MD, Director of Preventive Medicine and Community Health Engagement for the Physician Assistant Program, introduces and leads the Teaching Oath.Anastasia Rowland-Seymour, MD, Director of Preventive Medicine and Community Health Engagement for the Physician Assistant Program, introduces and leads the Teaching Oath.

PA Program faculty, Dean Davis, and Vice Dean Thomas read the oath to the students.PA Program faculty, Dean Davis, and Vice Dean Thomas read the oath to the students.

Dean and Vice Dean read oath to studentsDean and Vice Dean read oath to students

Teaching Oath

Students enjoying the reception after the ceremony.

Student and family at the white coat ceremonyStudents enjoy a reception with family, faculty and friends after the ceremony.Students enjoy a reception with family, faculty and friends after the ceremony.Students enjoy a reception with family, faculty and friends after the ceremony.