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2019 Welcome Ceremonies

DDS White Coat Ceremony & Luncheon

Friday, August 9, 2019

                                                                   White Coat Ceremony

                                                                     10:30am – 11:45am 

                                                                 Lippes Concert Hall, Slee Hall,

                                               University at Buffalo, North Campus, Buffalo, NY 14260

                                                                 1st Year Family Luncheon

                                                                       12:00pm – 2:00pm

                                                               Location: To Be Determined

                                           DDS White Coat Ceremony Registration Form  

  • The White Coat Ceremony is a wonderful and meaningful tradition in which the School of Dental Medicine welcomes new DDS students as colleagues dedicated to patient care. 
  • During this event, faculty present entering students with a white coat, the symbol of clinical service and care. The students take, in unison, a pledge of professionalism. Family and friends of the entering class are invited to join us for this special occasion. A reception follows the ceremony. 

2017 White Coat Ceremony Video

2017 White Coat Pictures

IDP Welcome Ceremony & Luncheon

Thursday, May 23, 2019

  • The IDP Welcome Ceremony is a wonderful and meaningful tradition in which the School of Dental Medicine welcomes new IDP students as colleagues dedicated to patient care. 
  • During this event, faculty present entering students with a white coat, the symbol of clinical service and care. The students take, in unison, a pledge of professionalism. Family and friends of the entering class are invited to join us for this special occasion. A reception follows the ceremony.

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: Buffalo Niagara Marriott

1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY 14221

Registration Form

Picture From

2017 IDP Welcome Ceremony

Video From

2017 IDP Welcome Ceremony

Sponsorship Acknowledgement

The School of Dental Medicine gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of Procter & Gamble and the Alan Gross Fund in sponsoring the white coat ceremony.

White Coat Ceremony Questions

Please contact Luke Ramey, Assistant Director, Student & Community Initiatives