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Springfield College Physician Assistant Program White Coat Ceremony 2013

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 00:00
 

The Springfield College Physician Assistant Program hosted the annual White Coat Ceremony insidethe Fuller Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 11.  The White Coat Ceremony commemorates the formal presentation of the white lab coat for physician assistant students as they begin working with patients in hospitals.
At the conclusion of the ceremony, the physician assistant students take the Physician Assistant Professional Oath:
Physician Assistant Professional Oath
I pledge to perform the following duties with honesty and dedication:
I will hold as my primary responsibility the health, safety, welfare and dignity of all human beings
I will uphold the tenets of patient autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence and justice
I will recognize and promote the value of diversity
I will treat all persons who seek my care 
I will hold in confidence the information shared in the course of practicing medicine
I will assess my personal capabilities and limitations, striving always to improve my medical practice
I will actively seek to expand my knowledge and skills, keeping abreast of advances in medicine
I will work with other members of the health care team to provide compassionate and effective care of patients
I will use my knowledge and experience to contribute to an improved community
I will respect my professional relationship with the physician
I will share and expand knowledge within the profession
These duties are pledged with sincerity and upon my honor.
 
 
Master of Ceremonies    
Charles M. Milch, MHP, MBA, PA-C
Program Director 
Introduction    
David J. Miller, PT, PhD
Dean, School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies
Welcome
Mary-Beth A. Cooper, PhD, DM
President, Springfield College
Keynote Speaker
Charlotte Clancy, PA-C
Class of 2012
Recognition of Candidates 
Daniel Watkins, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor
Carine Seeve, MD
Assistant Professor
Meghan Migeon, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor
Administration of Oath
John A. Hangasky Jr., MS, PA-C
Associate Professor 
Marilyn L. Cohen Award Presentation
Music provided by Nancy Haffey
CLASS OF 2015
Brandon Batory       
Collin Baylies         
Sarah Beaudoin       
Sara Boersig            
Danielle Bourgoin   
Lauren Candee         
Jonathan Duperre       
Trisha Erdman         
Erica Fisher              
Lauren Gallant         
Jordan Gleason         
Rebecca Gregor        
Sarah Headley          
Christina Heinssen   
Kevin Hughes           
Heather Jolicoeur       
Krysten Kalutkiewicz
Jessica Little
Deanna LoCurto
Elizabeth Malinowski
Rachael Mardirosian
Connor McGuire
Ashley Petruzzello
Olivia Picking
Kristin Pisano
Michael Plourde
Lyndsey Pope
Anna Paula Rego
Ashlyn Salamone
Ashley Sullivan
Rachel Szczur
Emily Taillon
Emily Veneziano
Oleg Yermakov
Physician Assistant Professional Oath
I pledge to perform the following duties with honesty and dedication:
I will hold as my primary responsibility the health, safety, welfare and dignity of all human beings
I will uphold the tenets of patient autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence and justice
I will recognize and promote the value of diversity
I will treat all persons who seek my care
 
I will hold in confidence the information shared in the course of practicing medicine
I will assess my personal capabilities and limitations, striving always to improve my medical practice
I will actively seek to expand my knowledge and skills, keeping abreast of advances in medicine
I will work with other members of the health care team to provide compassionate and effective care of patients
I will use my knowledge and experience to contribute to an improved community
I will respect my professional relationship with the physician
I will share and expand knowledge within the profession
These duties are pledged with sincerity and upon my honor.
 

The Springfield College Physician Assistant Program hosted the annual White Coat Ceremony inside the Fuller Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 11.  The White Coat Ceremony commemorates the formal presentation of the white lab coat for physician assistant students as they begin working with patients in hospitals.

At the conclusion of the ceremony, the physician assistant students take the Physician Assistant Professional Oath:

Physician Assistant Professional Oath

I pledge to perform the following duties with honesty and dedication:

I will hold as my primary responsibility the health, safety, welfare and dignity of all human beings

I will uphold the tenets of patient autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence and justice

I will recognize and promote the value of diversity

I will treat all persons who seek my care 

I will hold in confidence the information shared in the course of practicing medicine

I will assess my personal capabilities and limitations, striving always to improve my medical practice

I will actively seek to expand my knowledge and skills, keeping abreast of advances in medicine

I will work with other members of the health care team to provide compassionate and effective care of patients

I will use my knowledge and experience to contribute to an improved community

I will respect my professional relationship with the physician

I will share and expand knowledge within the profession

These duties are pledged with sincerity and upon my honor. 

Master of Ceremonies    
Charles M. Milch, MHP, MBA, PA-C

Program Director Introduction    
David J. Miller, PT, PhDDean, School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies

Welcome
Mary-Beth A. Cooper, PhD, DM
President, Springfield College

Keynote Speaker
Charlotte Clancy, PA-CClass of 2012

Recognition of Candidates 
Daniel Watkins, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor

Carine Seeve, MD
Assistant Professor

Meghan Migeon, MS, PA-C
Assistant Professor

Administration of Oath
John A. Hangasky Jr., MS, PA-C
Associate Professor 

Marilyn L. Cohen Award Presentation

Music provided by Nancy Haffey

CLASS OF 2015

Brandon Batory       

Collin Baylies         

Sarah Beaudoin       

Sara Boersig            

Danielle Bourgoin   

Lauren Candee         

Jonathan Duperre       

Trisha Erdman         

Erica Fisher              

Lauren Gallant         

Jordan Gleason         

Rebecca Gregor        

Sarah Headley          

Christina Heinssen   

Kevin Hughes           

Heather Jolicoeur      

 Krysten Kalutkiewicz

Jessica Little

Deanna LoCurto

Elizabeth Malinowski

Rachael Mardirosian

Connor McGuire

Ashley Petruzzello

Olivia Picking

Kristin Pisano

Michael Plourde

Lyndsey Pope

Anna Paula Rego

Ashlyn Salamone

Ashley Sullivan

Rachel Szczur

Emily Taillon

Emily Veneziano

Oleg Yermakov