White Coat Ceremony milestone for U of S dentistry students

SASKATOON - The University of Saskatchewan's (U of S) College of Dentistry will celebrate 29 second-year students in their progression to the dentistry profession during an annual White Coat Ceremony this week.

Members of the media are invited to attend the ceremony, which marks a student's transition from the simulation lab to patient care and clinical treatment:

Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, 1:30 pm
Convocation Hall, Peter McKinnon Building
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Gerry Uswak, dean of the College of Dentistry, will host the ceremony during which each student will be gifted with a crested white lab coat provided by the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan. Dr. Robert Loney, a graduate of the class of 1983, will give the keynote address.

The ceremony features processional music by the Saskatoon String Ensemble and a special musical interlude performed by Canadian pianist Dr. Thomas Yu (periodontist, class of 2003). A reception at the University Club will follow.


For more information, contact:
Kelly Mulligan
Director of Academic and Student Affairs
College of Dentistry
University of Saskatchewan
Telephone: 306-966-2760
Email: kelly.mulligan@usask.ca
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