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White Coat Ceremony

TBT: Past, present and future of the lab coat
21 Jul

If you were to describe what the average doctor looked like, you would say someone wearing a white coat with possibly a stethoscope around their neck or an Rx pad in their pocket. To most people, the white lab coat is a timeless garment that identifies a doctor immediately. Although this coat is used almost universally to identify a doctor, not many people know where the concept came from.

White Coat Ceremony
03 Sep

While being accepted into medical school is probably the most important day for an aspiring doctor, a white coat ceremony is as equally significant. A white coat ceremony is a symbolic experience in which students entering medical school are welcomed into the medical community by their school’s dean and faculty. The students are ceremonially "cloaked" with their white coat, also known as a lab coat which is hip-length to represent their student status.

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