On October 14, Geisel’s first-year medical students received their white coats, marking an important symbolic step in their medical careers.
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For medical students, donning the white coat is an emotional and symbolic step on their journey into their medical careers. The White Coat Ceremony for the Geisel Class of ’24 will be held on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 PM. Because of campus restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held virtually this year. You can watch our live broadcast of the event here starting at 6:30 PM on Wednesday.
On October 5, members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2023 were welcomed into the profession of medicine during the school’s annual White Coat ceremony—an important ritual for first-year medical students.
On September 15, 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2022 gathered with faculty, family, and friends for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony to don the symbol of their new profession.
The 92 members of the Geisel School of Medicine Class of 2021 ended their first full week of classes on a high note as they donned the symbol of their new profession.
On Oct. 1, 2016, the Geisel School of Medicine’s Class of 2020 joined faculty, friends, and family for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony at Dartmouth’s Rollins Chapel, where they received words of encouragement and sage advice in addition to their new white coats.
Every year, the Medical School welcomes students to the profession in the White Coat Ceremony. In an increasingly informal age, what does it mean to wear a white coat? Geisel students and faculty talk about the history of the ceremony and what it means to them.
Freddie Fu, MD, a 1975 graduate of Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, shared his “20 Thoughts for Young Doctors” in his keynote speech to first-year medical students at the school’s a annual White Coat ceremony.
On September 28th, 2013, the Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine class of 2017 gathered with faculty, family and friends for the school’s annual White Coat ceremony. Geisel students Tyler Giberson, Vivienne Meljen, Asia Peek and Shawn Li discuss what receiving the coat means to them, and talk about the great responsibility of caring for patients that comes with it.