White Coat Ceremony milestone for USask dentistry students

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to attend the University of Saskatchewan (USask) College of Dentistry White Coat Ceremony.

The event will celebrate 34 second-year Doctor of Dental Medicine students and eight International Dental Degree Program students in their progression to the dentistry profession during an annual white coat ceremony.  The ceremony, which marks a student’s transition from the simulation lab to patient care and clinical treatment, will take place:

Friday, January 3, 2020, 1:30 PM
Convocation Hall
Peter MacKinnon Building
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Doug Brothwell, 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. Nekky Jamal, Class of 2009, will give the keynote address.

The ceremony features a special musical interlude performed by second-year student Jonghm Choi (Class of 2022).


For more information, please contact:

Kelly Mulligan
Director of Academic and Student Affairs
College of Dentistry
University of Saskatchewan


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