Source: Preliminary data from the UCSF Office of the Registrar & Office of Institutional Research.
UCSF School of Medicine students take a selfie ahead of their white coat ceremony on Aug. 8. The class of 2026’s ceremony was the first in-person white coat ceremony since 2019. Photo by Cindy Chew
UCSF School of Medicine Dean Talmadge E. King, Jr., MD, (center) fist bumps students as a congratulations after they donned their white coats. Photo by Cindy Chew
New UCSF School of Medicine students recite the Physician’s Declaration at the 2022 white coat ceremony. Photo by Cindy Chew
UCSF School of Pharmacy students from the class of 2024 gather for a photo during their celebration. Pharmacy students from two classes – 2024 and 2025 – held their in-person ceremonies. Photo by Elisabeth Fall
New students don their white coats in a ceremony at Cole Hall. Photo by Elisabeth Fall
UCSF School of Pharmacy students celebrate after their in-person white coat ceremony. Photo by Elisabeth Fall
UCSF School of Dentistry students celebrate at Herbst Theatre.
New School of Dentistry student (Beela) Selsabeel Elghandour (right) poses for a photo after the white coat ceremony.
Second-year School of Dentistry student Paola Benefo and first-year student Berry Birbo look through dental supplies.
Kalmia Beets (left) and Elena Walterman, master’s students in the School of Nursing pediatric nurse practitioner specialty, participate in a mock clinical visit in the first skills lab of the fall. Photo by Susan Merrell
Zil Bhalerao (far left), RN, Ross Theriot, RN, and Julie Elis, master’s students in the School of Nursing, meet in the School of Nursing skill lab. Photo by Susan Merrell
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School of Pharmacy
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