May 10, 2010
On Friday, May 10th the 14th White Coat Ceremony was held at IAU College of Medicine for newly enrolled students. The ceremony was organized and executed by IAU staff with the help of SGA officers and was a great success. IAU Faculty, Staff, students and parents were there to celebrate the beginning of a new semester and welcome the May 2010 Class. The new students were encouraged by speeches from fellow classmates, upperclassmen, SGA officers, faculty members, staff members, and leaders in the community. Drs. Raghu and Sampath presented white coats and stethoscopes to the new student doctors as a symbol of the beginning of their medical careers. Students were then led in the Student Oath by Drs. Sampath and Zeidan. The evening's events were concluded by Student Achievement Awards presented to Sacha Kumar and Jawad Salim for their outstanding performance on USMLE Step 1.