The Pharmacy White Coat Convocation Ceremony will be held in Spring 2021.
Students, families and guests are invited to watch from the individual ceremony page, listed below.
Video will be posted day of ceremony.
The White Coat Convocation is a symbolic rite of passage for students of the healing arts. For the pharmacy student, it signifies the professional relationship with other colleagues who provide healthcare services.
This ceremony reaffirms the academic community’s support of the educational process that prepares future health providers for practice. On this day, students pledge their commitment to the profession of pharmacy and the health of the patients they serve.
Contributing to the care and healing of others is a privilege and a responsibility. The white coat worn by each pharmacy student is more than a familiar lab coat: it is a cloak of caring, compassion, and service.
As I embark upon my course of study at St. John's University, I will