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Date: Monday, July 27, 2015

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2013 White Coat Ceremony

2015 White Coat Ceremony Friday, Aug. 7, Symbolizes Entrance Into Medical School

The 2015 College of Medicine White Ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine. Symbolic of entrance into medical school, it features cloaking of incoming students with their first white coat and recitation of a class written oath.

The white coat is a constant reminder of the patients the students will treat and the compassion, honesty and caring to which students should always aspire. 

The ceremony will include remarks from UC President Santa Ono, PhD, and College of Medicine Dean William Ball, MD. The keynote address will be presented by Philip Diller, MD, PhD, Fred Lazarus Jr. Professor and Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine.

The White Coat Ceremony will be the culmination of Orientation Week for the Class of 2019, which begins Monday, Aug. 3.  Classes for medical students start Monday, Aug. 10.  For more information please contact Madelyn Milner via email or at 513-558-0203.

Findlay Market

Findlay Market Pop-up Outside CARE/Crawley Thursday

Merchants from Cincinnati’s Findlay Market will set up shop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 30, outside the CARE/Crawley Building (all other markets are scheduled for the CARE/Crawley Kaplan Reception Area). Fresh produce, locally made items and ready-to-eat foods will be available for purchase. Most vendors will be set up to accept cash and credit cards. Back by popular demand for Thursday’s market is Eli’s BBQ. This is the third of the season and was coordinated by the UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness. Additional pop-ups are scheduled for Aug. 27 and Sept. 24. For more information, contact Kelly Lyle, health affairs program officer, at

cancer and memory
Cancer and Memory Loss

SAVE THE DATE: Cancer and Memory Loss Seminar

The UC Cancer and Neuroscience Institutes are holding a free interactive seminar on reasons cancer therapy can cause memory loss and critical thinking deterioration from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center. In addition to presentations by experts, there will also be interactive breakout sessions and a Q&A.

>> See the full schedule and register 

Backpack Pain

School Supplies Drive at Academic Health Center

The UC Academic Health Center Pathways Program is collecting school supplies for underserved youth in Adams County. The drive is part of the Adams County Kids Health Fairs, which provides health screenings and academic vouchers for children ages 3 to 18. Donations can be dropped off at marked containers located around UC’s medical campus. The drive will continue through the end of July.

>> See the complete list of school supplies needed in Adams County

The UC Academic Health Center Pathways Program is an effort to develop an evidence-based interprofessional pipeline pathway curriculum to attract and retain diverse students from urban and rural communities to health professions programs. Questions about the school supplies drive or the Pathways Program can be directed to Samantha McKenzie via email or at 513-558-0132.


  • Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds July 29: Brandon Foreman, MD, will present "Multimodal Brain Monitoring in the Intensive Care Unit” at 8 a.m. in MSB E-351.
  • Medical Grand Rounds July 29: David Norton, MD, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, will present "Early Goal Directed Therapy for Septic Shock: The Bigger They Are …” at noon in MSB 5051.

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