Inaugural White Coat Ceremony Welcomes First-Year Pharmacy Students


WHO: First-year students at Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy

WHAT: Will participate in the Southern School of Pharmacy’s Inaugural White Coat Ceremony, where they will receive their first white coats and get their first lesson in professionalism. Mercer Pharmacy alumna Sharon M. Sherrer will deliver the keynote address to the students, their family members and friends.

WHEN: Aug. 20, 2002, at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Sheffield Center, Mercer University’s Cecil B. Day Campus, 3001 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta, Georgia

WHY: The White Coat Ceremony conveys the School’s commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity and caring. It also underscores the students’ commitment to provide pharmaceutical care, assuring the safe and effective use of medications for the benefit of the patient and society.

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