Congratulations to more than 300 students who participated in Ross University School of Medicine’s (RUSM) Fall White Coat Ceremony, the rite of passage for incoming medical students. We were thrilled to greet and celebrate with you in person after such a long hiatus.
Student Benjamin Bunnell said the ceremony beat expectations. “It took a long time to get here so I was happy that my parents, wife and friends could watch me put on the white coat and say the Hippocratic Oath. Nothing else mattered at that moment; it felt like it was just me in that room.”
The Ohio native remembers physicians telling his mother, who had multiple sclerosis (MS), that there was “nothing more we could do” for her disease, which fueled Benjamin’s interest in regenerative medicine.
Best of luck to all incoming students who have begun their medical academic journey. For support, please email our Student Affairs team.