On September 20, 2019, the 7th annual White Coat Ceremony of the American MD Program will be held at Tbilisi State Medical University.
Welcoming the incoming class is always a true celebration. The White Coat Ceremony highlights traditional events that mark the students’ transition from high school to medical society.
During the ceremony the Rector of the Tbilisi State Medical University, Professor Zurab Vadachkoria, together with distinguished guests will coat new students with medical coats as a symbol of their entrance into the medical profession.
The American MD Program was established at Tbilisi State Medical University in collaboration with Emory University School of Medicine. The goal of the program is to make a modern American medical education program available in Georgia in order to produce globally competitive medical professionals. To achieve this goal, Emory University School of Medicine provides its own medical curriculum and methodological assistance to Tbilisi State Medical University. Students of the American MD Program have a unique opportunity to participate in clinical workshops, exchange programs and clinical training at Emory University.
Some of the unique features of the American MD Program are early introduction to clinical medicine, professional motivation and professional development
Tbilisi State Medical University and Emory University welcome you to the 7th annual White Coat Ceremony to celebrate together with the new Class of 2025.
The American MD Program was a brainchild of the late Dr. Ken Walker. Dr. Walker passed away on February 23, 2018. Along with many other successful initiatives in Georgia, the American MD program will carry the memory of him as a reminder of all the good he has done for society globally.
WHITE COAT CEREMONY will start at 1:30pm in the Theater Hall of Tbilisi State Medical University
Address: 33 Vazha-Pshavela Avenue,
Floor 3, Academic Bldg.#3.