Your path ahead will be paved with difficulty. You will face this path with fortitude and with fierceness. But, there are times when you may slow down and sometimes slip. And that is okay. Feel free to take down your mask sometimes.
White Coat Ceremony
Written by Anne Dougherty, M.D.’09
Today, I want to tell you a story about a girl named, Gladyness. I met Gladyness when she was eight years-old. I was between my first and second year of medical school and had finagled my way into working in a small rural primary care clinic in Kasese, Uganda on the western border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Written by Marvin Klikunas, M.D.
What a joy it is to be here with all of you as this class of future doctors begins their medical journey. It certainly brings back a lot of memories. By virtue of being near the end of my journey in medicine, I get to tell you a couple of things that have made the journey worthwhile for me.