Columbia's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons welcomed and cloaked 140 medical students at its annual rite-of-passage White Coat Ceremony. The Class of 2026 recited their oath to "affirm that all patients deserve compassionate, equitable care that places their needs, values, and personhood at the center."
You can read more about the VP&S ceremony here, and Columbia's College of Dental Medicine's ceremony here. The School of Nursing will celebrate its students on September 9.
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