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Wegmans School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

The Wegmans School of Pharmacy will honor nearly 80 students during its annual White Coat Ceremony, to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

Date: January 14, 2018 - January 14, 2018
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Cleary Family Auditorium, Kearney Hall

Hosted by the Wegmans School of Pharmacy

Students recite the Oath of a Pharmacist during the White Coat Ceremony.

Students recite the Oath of a Pharmacist during the White Coat Ceremony.

A rite of passage for students, the ceremony celebrates the successful completion of their first semester at the School and formally welcomes them into the pharmacy profession. 

During the ceremony, Dr. Christine Birnie, dean of the School, will offer welcoming remarks, first-year student Anna Arefyev will speak on behalf of her class, and Kimberly A. Leonard, RPh., executive secretary for the New York State Board of Pharmacy, will deliver the keynote address. Dr. Matthew Zak, assistant director of experiential education, will lead members of the Class of 2021 in reciting the Oath of a Pharmacist.