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Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony

Physician Assistants at the University of Utah recently celebrated their 2020 White Coat Ceremony, in which students beginning clinical work receive the white coat they will use during their rotations. The ceremony this year featured Dr. David Owen, MD, Clinical Vice Department Chair, as a keynote speaker. Dr. Owen talked about the impact the PA class could have on their future patients, and the impact those patients would likely have on students as they expanded their knowledge and practice.In addition to Dr. Owen's remarks, Amanda Moloney Johns, MPAS, PA-C, spoke to the students regarding expectations for their upcoming Friday Clinic rotations. Dan Crouse, MPAS, PA-C, led the students in the Physician Assistant Oath and Richard Backman, MD, concluded the Ceremony with his remarks.