UF Medicine doctoral candidates celebrate milestone event with inaugural white coat ceremony

36 graduate students pass their qualifying exams, officially becoming doctoral candidates

By: Emily Mavrakis
Doctoral students pose together after their white coat ceremony. UF College of Medicine doctoral candidates who successfully passed their qualifying exams this past academic year received personalized white coats in an inaugural ceremony. Photo by Charles Poulton

'So much yet to discover'

Antonio Amelio speaks at a lectern. Keynote speaker Antonio Amelio, Ph.D. '05 Photo by Charles Poulton

A student-led effort

Jennifer Hunt and Maddy Carelock. Interim Dean Jennifer Hunt, M.D., M.Ed., with doctoral candidate Maddy Carelock Photo by Charles Poulton

UF Medicine doctoral candidate oath

Words of wisdom