New Medical Students to Receive White Coats

July 29, 2011

Arthur Nead
Phone: 504-247-1443

New medical students will don their doctor’s white coats for the first time at Tulane University School of Medicine's White Coat Ceremony.

Who:  190 first-year medical students

What:  Tulane University School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

Where:  McAlister Auditorium, 29 McAlister Drive, Tulane University

When:  2 p.m., Sunday, July 31

More:   Incoming medical students don their doctor’s white coats for the first time at the ceremony, a tradition-filled first step on their path to become physicians. The students are joined by families and friends.

There were 10,210 applicants for this year’s entering class, up from 10,038 last year.  The keynote speaker is Dr. James R. Doty, nationally renowned neurosurgeon, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Dr. Hyman Tolmas (Class of ‘45) will deliver the Distinguished Alumnus address.

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