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The Touro Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) Program held its traditional “White Coat” ceremony recently, with members of the graduating PA Class of 2014 and their families and friends gathering for the milestone event that marks the completion of the students’ studies and their official entrance into the PA profession. Thirty students, with varied educational and professional backgrounds, completed the PA program, donned their new “long” medical white coats, and recited the PA professional oath while proud faculty and family members looked on (during the clinical phase of the program, the students are required to wear “short” student lab coats that designate them as being active in the learning process).
Held at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem, the white coat ceremony marks the beginning of the journey for Touro College of Pharmacy students. 103 students were welcomed as “P1” students (first year pharmacy students) and received their white coats. Together they took the Pledge of Professionalism led by Dean Dutta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, confirming their commitment to becoming professional practitioners of pharmacy. Welcome, Class of 2017!
This past October, The Touro College School of Health Sciences\' Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program held two annual white coat ceremonies at both its Manhattan and Bay Shore campuses to mark the students’ transition from the classroom to the clinic.
White-coated Raphael Lebovits, carrying his toddler in his arms, strides across the grand hall with his wife. (“If not for her, I wouldn’t be here today,” he mentions as an aside, shaking his head). He stops to thank a professor for all her hard work over the years, and introduces his child.