Riding on a longstanding tradition, medical students
of past and present sport their iconic white coats.
hemlines have had their ups and downs, but the symbolism of the distinctive white coat remains stable. a mantle of
learning and responsibility, the coat’s large pockets now support ipads that provide ready access to ever-burgeoning
knowledge and information. the significance of the white coat also remains steady: receiving a white coat is the
culmination of hard work and perseverance, as well as the commencement of a life of service and compassion.