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Pharmacy welcomes class of 2019 in special ceremony
August 24, 2015

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University College of Pharmacy recently welcomed its new students in Spokane during the annual White Coat Ceremony. Yakima students will participate in the ceremony on Aug. 27.

Vet Med to conduct white coat ceremony
August 18, 2005

PULLMAN — Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will conduct its 7th annual White Coat Ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday (Aug. 19) in the Compton Union Building Ballroom.The White Coat Ceremony at WSU is an adaptation of a similar ceremony established by Dr. Arnold Gold at Columbia University Medical School in 1993.  It is designed to impress upon incoming veterinary students, veterinarians and the public the important symbolic role of the white coat in patient-doctor interactions. Gold argued that students were reciting the Hippocratic Oath four years too late, upon their graduation from medical school. He felt the oath and the conferring of white … » More …