The President's Bulletin

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The President’s Bulletin is a bi-weekly publication created to keep students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, friends, and others informed about the latest news at Downstate Health Sciences University. We hope you enjoy reading the articles and find them informative and useful.

College of Nursing Whitecoat

Downstate Celebrates Commitment to Care: Nursing and Physical Therapy Students Don White Coats

by Office of the President - November 28 , 2023

The White Coat Ceremony, initially a rite of passage for physicians, has expanded to become a celebrated tradition across various health professions, symbolizing a commitment to compassionate and competent care.

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White Coat 2023 Group

Symbolism & Promise: More than 200 College of Medicine Students Don the White Coat

by Office of the President - October 17 , 2023

More than 200 students from the Class of 2027 excitedly joined family, friends, faculty, and fellow students for the 29th annual White Coat Ceremony, celebrating this significant rite of passage for aspiring physicians. The ceremony represents and...

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White Coat Feature

White Coat Ceremonies Kick off Exciting Year for Newest Medical Students

by Office of The President - September 26 , 2022

I was honored to welcome the 2022-2023 first-year medical students to one of the most exciting rites of passage in pursuing the noble career of medicine. The White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage for medical students and was created by the Arnold...

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