White Coat Ceremony - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/13/05

White Coat Ceremony

It's a time-honored tradition, that signifies the beginning of their medical training.

Medical students entering the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's School of Medicine received their white coats during a ceremony at the Lubbock Civic Center Saturday. The white coat has been the visual hallmark of physicians since the 19th century, stressing the importance of humanism and professionalism in the practice of medicine.

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