28-SEP-2016: "The White Coat symbolizes the batch of honor which grows longer with the passage of time and the gain of experience" said Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah (Retd.). He was addressing the newly admitted students of JN Medical College and Dr ZA Dental College at the White Coat ceremony and Orientation program held at JNMC auditorium.
The Vice Chancellor further said that the higher rank of an institution is a product of the discipline and decorum maintained by it. He remarked that there are some professions in which money has no role to play and the Medical profession is one of them. Lt Gen Shah advised the newly entered students to value the decorum as well as the ethos of AMU and put their best efforts in order to succeed in their profession. He said that Medical profession is the noblest of all professions in which the professional has to deliver the services in spite of bearing huge pressure.
Brig S Ahmad Ali (Retd.), AMU Pro Vice Chancellor, while addressing the ceremony, told the new students that for them the day symbolizes Red Letter Day, which places a heavy demand to serve humanity and society at large. He advised the students to develop a deep understanding and concern for human rights. Brig Ali informed the students that AMU is famous for its rich culture and values which need to be accepted and followed by them.
"Do not crave for reward as it will flow automatically with hard work" said the PVC adding that a person should learn to live as a satisfied human being and should not always run for monetary rewards.
Professor Amanullah Khan, Dean, Faculty of Medicine said that the Medical profession is one of the most noble professions in which the professional have to deal with human life. He further said that alike the uniforms of other professions the white coat is one of the main constituents of discipline of Medical profession. Professor Khan informed that a Mentorship program is going to be started very soon in which the students will be provided a mentor who will guide them in their endeavors.
Professor Tariq Mansoor, Principal and CMS, JN Medical College called for mental preparation before facing a challenge. He said that the students are going to start a new phase of life which is going to post several challenges in front of them. Professor Mansoor informed that the JN Medical College is ranked 12th in the country and 2nd in Uttar Pradesh and being a part of this esteemed institution is a matter of pride. He advised the new students to value team work while treating a patient.
Professor Tamkin Rabbani, Coordinator, Medical Education Unit and faculty member of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, JNMC, while administering the White Coat ceremony, said that all superheroes save lives and have a dress code and the white coat is the one for doctors. She informed that the white coat symbolizes wideness and purity of medical profession which inspires the students to develop into good physicians. Prof Rabbani also proposed the vote of thanks.
Professor Khalid Sherwani, Department of Orthopaedics, JNMC administered the Oath taking ceremony. He suggested the newly admitted students to inculcate the values of dignity and conscience in them and maintain the honor and standard of the profession.
The newly admitted students received white coats from the faculty members of JN Medical College and Dr ZA Dental College after which they took part in a formal introduction.
Dr Dalia Rafat, faculty member at Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology conducted the program.
During the program a handbook for the benefit of the new entrants, prepared by Dr Salman Shah, Department of Community Medicine, JNMC was also released.
Related Picturesguests present at the White Coat Ceremony and Orientation Program at JN Medcial College
newly admitted studenst of JN Medical College and Dr ZA Dental College taking oath during the Oath Taking Ceremony at JN Medical College
White Coat ceremony at the JN Medical College