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TOGU Faculty of Medicine White Coat Ceremony


TOGU Faculty of Medicine White Coat Ceremony

  •  Saturday, November 20, 2021
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A white coat ceremony was held for Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 students by the Faculty of Medicine of our university. The ceremony held at the Martyr Ömer Halisdemir Conference Hall was attended by our Rector Prof. Bünyamin Şahin, our vice-rectors Prof. Bekir Suha Parlaktas, Prof. Isa Gokce, Prof. İbrahim Özbay, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Prof. Namık Özkan, head doctor of our University Hospital Prof. Nihat Uluocak, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine Lecturer Prof. İbrahim Tekdemir, Faculty of Medicine faculty members, students and their families attended.

Term 3 student Ceren Aydın, in her speech, stated that the most important feature of the doctor's profession is to be able to touch people

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Prof. Namık Özkan, in his speech, said that in the past years, coat-wearing ceremony was held as part of the 14 March Medicine Day events and that the coat-wearing ceremony was planned for today in order to experience the excitement of both ceremonies separately.

Our Rector Prof Bünyamin Şahin in his speech, stated that the coat-wearing ceremony could not be held due to the pandemic. Şahin also stated that the coat-wearing ceremony is very important for students who have just started education. Expressed his thanks to the families of the students. Our Rector stated that he was very pleased to organize a coat-wearing ceremony for the doctoral candidates. In his speech, our Rector also stated that the Faculty of Medicine hospital showed great progress, and that it provided high support to his region and Tokat during the Covid pandemic process, and that the students continued their education by seeing many cases. Emphasizing that the students who graduate from our Faculty of Medicine will be highly competent doctors in this sense, our Rector stated that doctor candidates should respect all kinds of differences and lead a professional life worthy of a white coat.

After the opening speeches, the opening conference titled “5 Lessons for Young Physicians” was held by Prof. İbrahim Tekdemir, Faculty Member of Ankara University Faculty of Medicine.

The program ended with the dressing of the Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 students in coats by our Rector, Vice-Rectors and Faculty of Medicine Faculty Members.