Entering Physicians Assistant Program class receives white coats

HERSHEY, Pa. — Penn State College of Medicine welcomed 30 new students into its Physician Assistant Program recently at the program’s annual White Coat Ceremony. It took place on May 26 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.

Friends and family were present to witness the students receive their white coats and recite the Physician Assistant Oath as first steps in their two-year journey toward becoming physician assistants.

The keynote speaker was Dr. Paul Haidet, director of medical education research, and professor of medicine, humanities and public health sciences.

Click here to view a presentation from the ceremony featuring the incoming students.

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Last Updated June 07, 2017