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In 2013, MU's new medical students began their journey toward becoming physicians by donning a "cloak of compassion" at the university's annual White Coat Ceremony. This year's ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Missouri Theatre.


White Coat Ceremony Marks Start of Medical Journey for New Students


Event on Aug. 1 welcomes first class to be part of new clinical campus

WHAT: The University of Missouri School of Medicine Class of 2018 will take its first steps toward becoming physicians during a White Coat Ceremony. This is the school’s first class to have more students as part of the planned School of Medicine expansion project and creation of a clinical campus in Springfield, Missouri.

WHO: Les Hall, M.D., interim dean, School of Medicine; Linda Headrick, M.D., senior associate dean for education and professor of medicine; Rachel Brown, M.D., associate dean for student programs and professional development; Marc Borenstein, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine; Rachel Waller of St. Louis, fourth-year medical student; and 104 new University of Missouri medical students.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1

WHERE: Missouri Theatre, 203 S. Ninth St.



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