White Coat Ceremony celebrates Doctor of Pharmacy students’ Entry into Practice

Birzeit University Faculty of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions held  its Annual “White Coat Ceremony”  for Doctor of Pharmacy students on July 3, 2017. Around 36 students sworn the leagal oath of the profession, and were presented a white coat is presented to third-year students as a symbol of the beginning of their practical training.

The Acting Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Professions Dr. Rania Abu Hamdah said that the faculty always seeks to help students to integrate in their field. “By reciting the oath, students are making a commitment to henceforth maintain a professional attitude and to demonstrate compassion, respect and altruism with their future patients and the community.”

The representative of the Pharmacists Association Dr. Barghan Daraghmeh attended the ceremony. He read the oath with students and emphasized on the distinctiveness of the University’s students in the local and international labor markets.