All Saints University To Hold White Coat Ceremony

Twenty-nine (29) Medical students will receive their White Coats when the All Saints University, College of Medicine, St Vincent and the Grenadines, holds the sixteenth (16th) White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, December 9, 2017.

The ceremony will be held at the Arnos Vale Campus, beginning at 4.00 pm.
The donning of the White Coat by Medical students represents the transition of fourth (4th) semester students from the Basic Sciences to the Clinical phase of the MD (Doctor of Medicine) programme.
The ceremony will hear addresses from:
Dr Terrence Marcelle, Executive Dean of All Saints University, College of Medicine
Dr Wisam Al-Hafidh, Dean of Basic Sciences of All Saints University, College of Medicine
Hon Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Labour, Forestry, Fisheries and Rural Transformation
Hon Cecil Mc Kie, Minister of Tourism, Sports and Culture, and Parliamentary Representative for West St George
Hon Luke Browne, Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment and
Dr Charles Woods, Medical Director of the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital AND
a Representative of the Class.
The three top students will receive Scholarship Awards, and there will also be the naming of students to the Dean’s List.
All Saints University, College of Medicine, commenced operations here in St Vincent and the Grenadines in September 2011 at Belair, with an additional Campus established at Arnos Vale in 2016.
All operations of the Dominica Campus of All Saints University, College of Medicine, were transferred to St Vincent and the Grenadines at the end of September 2017, as a consequence of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, to allow approximately four hundred (400) students of that particular Campus to continue their Medical Education.

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