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RESCHEDULED: RUSM White Coat Ceremony

September 05, 2015

Ross University School of Medicine's (RUSM) fall 2015 White Coat Ceremony will take place on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 2 PM in Dominica. The ceremony will also be broadcast live via RUSM's webcast.

RUSM white coat ceremony speaker Anita Lal, MD
Anita Lal, MD (above), RUSM Class of 2004, will be the featured speaker at the fall 2015 White Coat Ceremony. Dr. Lal is a staff forensic patholgist at the Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit, Toronto, Canada.

Featured speaker: Anita Lal, MD (Class of 2004), Forensic Pathologist

2004 RUSM graduate Anita Lal, MD, is the featured guest speaker at the fall 2015 ceremony. Dr. Lal has been a staff forensic pathologist at the Provincial Forensic Pathology Unit in Toronto since 2013 and is also a lecturer in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. After earning her MD she completed her residency training in anatomical and clinical pathology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 2010 and a fellowship in forensic pathology at the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office in Detroit in 2011.

Check back here in the coming days for the link to the live broadcast.

Other important notes

  • Friends and family who are on campus for the White Coat Ceremony will not be able to view the ceremony in the room with students. Visitors will be directed to an overflow room where the ceremony will be broadcast.
  • Dominica's major airport is now open, and roadways from the airport to the campus are open.

Want to learn more about the White Coat Ceremony in general? Go here for more on this time-honored tradition.


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