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White Coat Ceremony welcomes new medical students

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Memorial University Medical Center and Mercer School of Medicine will welcome its 41 first-year medical students with a White Coat Ceremony Sunday afternoon.

The students will begin their education as members of the 2015 class of Mercer's four-year medical program in Savannah at the ceremony, which symbolizes that a doctor should "care" as well as "cure."

The ceremony will take place at the William and Iffath Hoskins Center for biomedical research on the Memorial campus at 3 p.m.

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