White Coat Ceremony

2014 White Coat

The School of Medicine recognizes first-year students' entrance into the medical profession at a White Coat Ceremony. The White Coat Ceremony is one of a series of initiatives developed by the medical school as part of its Project Professionalism. This school-wide project was implemented to foster a culture of among students and faculty that honors of the ideals of medical professionalism: maintenance of patient interest above physician self-interest, altruism, accountability, excellence, duty and service, honor and integrity, and respect for others.

The ceremony lasts about 90 minutes.

 What: 2014 White Coat Ceremony

 Where: Memorial Hall, 600 N. 7th Street Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas

 When: Friday, July 25, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.

Students may invite as many guests as they choose. Guest seating is unlimited.

A DVD of the ceremony will be available for purchase. If you would like to fill out your order form prior to the event, click here. Cash and checks will be accepted as payment the day of the event. 

Parking suggestions:

  • Surface lot/parking garage east of 7th and Barnett, on the north side of Barnett ($1 per hour)
  • Surface lot east of 7th and Barnett, on the south side of Barnett ($1 per hour)
  • Church parking lot on the east side of 7th, across from Memorial Hall (free)
  • Muffler Mart on 7th, just south of Memorial Hall (free)
  • Fenced in parking lot across the street from Muffler Mart (free)
  • Streetside parking
Last modified: Jul 28, 2014
Click here for directions to Memorial Hall in downtown Kansas City, Kan.