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2019 Welcome Ceremonies

DDS White Coat Ceremony & Luncheon

Friday, August 9, 2019

White Coat Ceremony

10:30am – 11:45am 

Buffalo Convention Center

Convention Center Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14202

1st Year Family Luncheon

 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Buffalo Convention Center

Convention Center Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14202

  • 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