Members of the DDS Class of 2020 and the DH Class of 2019 were welcomed to the clinical phase of their educational programs during the annual Transitioning into the Profession Ceremony, held Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Folly Theater. Dr. Simon MacNeill, Professor, Department of Periodontics, welcomed everyone before introducing the keynote speaker, Dr. Emily Day, UMKC SOD alumna and owner of Sunny Day Pediatric Dentistry. Representatives of the DH Class of 2019 and the DDS Class of 2020 took turns reading their respective Code of Ethics, which were then signed by each class member as they crossed the stage to be presented with a white coat (DDS students) or scrubs (DH students). Following the ceremony, participants and well-wishers adjourned to the School of Dentistry for a reception.
Enjoy photos from the event.
Watch the video from the proceeding.