The College of Medicine Honors Convocation for the Class of 2016 was held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Mitchell Center. The welcome address from the College of Medicine was presented by the Dean of the College of Medicine, Dr. Samuel J. Strada. The welcome address from the Alumni was presented by Dr. Kit Outlaw, President of the Medical Alunni Association. Dr. Charles B. Rodning, Department of Surgery delivered the keynote address to the class and the class response was presented by William Cutchen. The Hooding ceremony of the graduates was led by Dr. Susan LeDoux, Associate Dean for Medical Education & Student Affairs. Graduates were assisted with their "hood" by an individual(s) of their choice, signifying the awarding of a doctoral-level degree. The military oath of office was conducted by Colonel Frank S. Pettyjohn. Dr. Charles B. Rodning administered the Hippocratic Oath. Dr. Kelly Roveda, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs acknowledged the AOA members, the Gold Humanism student members and the scholarship recipients.
During the honors convocation ceremony, students also were recognized for their academic and leadership achievements. The senior class selected those members of the faculty who had the most meaningful impact on their medical education and for their positive influence. The faculty selected by the class of 2016 wore a scarlet red stole over their academic regalia during Honors Convocation.
Susan P. LeDoux, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Medical Education & Student Affairs
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