White Coat & Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony
- Into social media? Join the conversation - #FSUWhiteCoat
This is a ticketed event - doors open at 5:15 p.m.
We were able to secure a hotel block at the Courtyard Tallahassee Downtown/Capitol. Guests are welcome to use this link for a discounted rate:
The ceremonial presentation of white coats to medical students is a popular practice at medical schools throughout the country. The ceremony and oath of commitment to patient care, compassion and professionalism remind the incoming students of the dedication necessary to complete a medical education as well as underscore the responsibilities inherent in the practice of medicine.
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, a public foundation dedicated to fostering humanism in medicine, furnishes each White Coat participant with a pin that symbolizes a shared commitment to providing compassionate and competent patient care.
In 2007, a Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) chapter was established at the Florida State University College of Medicine. This initiative of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation honors senior medical students, residents, role-model physician teachers and other exemplars recognized for “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service”.
Here at the Florida State University College of Medicine we encourage the principles of humanism in all of our students. A select few have risen as true exemplars of these ideals. Only 10-15% of the graduating class is selected each year through a rigorous process that involves nominations from both peers and faculty.
For Tallahassee visitor information you may visit www.visittallahassee.com.