On Friday, June 17, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Physician Assistant Program‘s Class of 2024 was celebrated by the program community and their family and friends at a special occasion known as the White Coat Ceremony.
Second-year student and class president Diego Arenas welcomes the incoming Class of 2024 with an inspirational message.
First-year student Erica Cheung is congratulated by PA Program faculty member Elana Min, PhD, PA-C, upon receiving her white coat.
First year student Nehal Banik tries on his white coat for the first time with the help of PA Program Director James Gunn, MMS, PA-C.
The Class of 2024 recites the Physician Assistant Student Oath, declaring their commitment to uphold the ideals of the profession.
First-year student Hillary Oneslager shares a proud moment with her family.
First-year student Dalal El-Barbarawi celebrates with her family.
Serious flower power for first year students Joy Li, Myra Zhan, and Sylvia Cai (left to right).
Incoming PA Program Director James Gunn, MMS, PA-C (right), led the White Coat Ceremony. He is joined by Keynote Speaker Don Martinez, Jr., MMS, BSW, PA-C (center), and Michael MacLean, MS, PA-C (left), who served as the Director of the PA Program for 9 years.
All smiles as first-year student Kylie Kachmer revels in the moment at the reception.
Associate PA Program Director Kristine Healy, MPH, PA-C, celebrates with PA Program Director James Gunn, MMS, PA-C.
The White Coat Ceremony brings the PA Program community together to celebrate the incoming class. Several second-year students were on hand to show their support for their new peers.