Touro University Nevada will hold its White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, September 25 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino. The ceremony will be held in the Pavilion Ballroom and begin at 3 p.m.
The TUN White Coat Ceremony was developed to honor students in osteopathic medicine, physician assistant studies & physical therapy as they accept the professional responsibilities inherent in their relationship with patients.
The ceremony will include 135 students from the Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2015, 41 students from the Physical Therapy Class of 2014 and 56 students from the Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2013.
“The White Coat ceremony is a tradition for our students to symbolize the commitment they are making to the health care profession,” said Senior Provost and CEO Michael Harter, Ph.D. “With the increasing need for a quality health and wellness workforce in Nevada, it is encouraging for the community to see an increasing number of students enrolling in our programs. ”
About Touro University Nevada
Touro University Nevada (TUN) is a private, non-profit institution that was established to help address critical needs in health care and education and as a resource for community service in the state of Nevada. TUN opened its doors in 2004 with 78 medical students. Today, its home to more than 1,700 students, in a wide variety of degree programs in osteopathic medicine, physician assistant studies, education, nursing, occupational therapy and physical therapy. The university’s Henderson campus includes a full-service patient health clinic and multi-disciplinary Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. For more information on TUN, please visit www.tun.touro.edu or call 702- 777-8687.