University of Nevada School of Medicine to hold 13th annual White Coat Ceremony on August 14

Media invited to attend ceremony affirming incoming Class of 2013

WHAT: University of Nevada School of Medicine's 13th Annual White Coat Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, August 14 at 5 p.m.

WHERE: Lawlor Events Center, Silver & Blue Room at the University of Nevada, Reno

WHO: 62 new incoming members of the medical school Class of 2013 will participate in the cloaking ceremony which symbolically welcomes them into the healthcare profession and helps establish a psychological contract for the practice of medicine. The ceremony concludes the students' orientation week and is part of the School of Medicine's Family Day celebration.

Media Contacts

Julie Ardito, APR
Senior Director, Advancement and Engagement
Office: (775) 784-6006

Tessa Bowen, MPA
Communications Manager, Advancement and Engagement
Office: (775) 682-9254

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Nevada's first public medical school, is a community-based, research-intensive medical school with a statewide vision for a healthy Nevada. Established in 1969, UNR Med is improving the health and well-being of all Nevadans and their communities through excellence in student education, postgraduate training and clinical care, research with local, national and global impact and a culture of diversity and inclusion.