International American University welcomed it’s new students during Friday’s White Coat Ceremony. The white coat was developed by Dr. Arnold P. Gold Foundation whose mission is to bring a more humanistic focus to medicine. The color white was chosen because it symbolizes cleanliness, purity and righteousness.
Students, after receiving their white coats, recited the Hippocratic Oath. The oath states and outlines obligations and proper conduct for physicians in training. Guest speaker for the WCC was Mr. Eldridge Stephens, OBE a Former Saint Lucia High Commissioner. The White Coat Ceremony concluded Summer Orientation 2016.