Report: White Coat Ceremony at Wah Medical College – January 19, 2023


The White Coat Ceremony took place on January 19, 2023, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the auditorium in Wah Medical College.

This event marked an important milestone in the medical education journey of the incoming class of medical students. The ceremony was conducted to instill professionalism, ethics, and the values of the medical profession in the students and to formally welcome them into the medical community.

The ceremony began with a recitation of a few verses from the holy Quran by a student of the new batch.

The Distinguished Principal, Maj Gen Abdul Khaliq Naveed, delivered welcoming remarks, emphasizing the importance of empathy, compassion, and patient-centered care in the medical profession.

The highlight of the event was the formal donning of white coats by each student, signifying their entry into the medical profession.

Following the ceremony, a group photograph was organized after which the faculty and students enjoyed some refreshment together.

It was a memorable and significant event that formally welcomed the incoming medical students into the world of medicine. It emphasized the importance of professionalism, ethics, and compassionate care, setting a strong foundation for their future careers as healthcare providers. The event fostered a sense of unity, pride, and responsibility among the students and the medical college community. It marked the beginning of an exciting and challenging journey toward becoming competent and compassionate physicians.