The Dean and the Faculty of the School of Medicine
are proud to present the White Coat Ceremony and The Gold Humanism Honor
Society Induction Ceremony.
Please Note: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2024 will be restricted to student participants only. The ceremony will be live-streamed for viewing by family and friends. Details will be posted here prior to the event.
Linking these two ceremonies together provides an inspiring start to the
academic year. In the White Coat Ceremony, the Class of 2024 is
welcomed into the medical community in the presence of family, friends,
and faculty members. These entering students are fitted with their first
white coats and take their first step towards the responsibility of the
physician by reciting the Oath of Hippocrates.
In the Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony, we honor selected
senior medical students. These students have demonstrated exemplary
behavior that promotes humanism in medicine, excellence in clinical
care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service.
The keynote speaker is Linda Hill, MD and the recipient of the
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. The speaker is nominated for
this award by her peers and chosen by a sub-committee of the UC San
Diego Health Sciences Faculty Council.
The White Coat Ceremony & Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction
Friday, September 4, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Commencement Lawn, North of the Medical Education & Telemedicine