Islamabad: The Dental Section of HBS Medical and Dental College recently organised ‘Orientation Day- White Coat Ceremony for the newly inducted BDS batch. The event was lead by Dr Qurat-Ul-Ain, Head of the Department of Community Dentistry.
The event aimed to allow students to learn how things work at their new institute and meet other students, faculty, and staff members. A good orientation program helps students feel enthusiastic about starting college and smooths the transition to campus life and the independence that comes with it.
The event started with students taking the Hippocratic Oath and celebrate the White Coat Ceremony. During the ceremony, a white coat was placed on each student’s shoulders. The Hippocratic Oath was recited by Prof. Dr Zahir Abbasi, Principal, Medical Section, HBS Medical and Dental College and Prof. Dr Arshad Mahmood Malik, Principal, Dental Section, HBS Medical and Dental College.
Dr Riaz Shahbaz Janjua, Chairman, HBS Medical and Dental College, spotlighted the path of professionalism and guided the students in becoming good doctor. He also emphasised professionalism and professional identity that’s broadened the view of students. Dr Jamila Riaz, Director, Medical Education, HBS Medical and Dental College, welcomed students in her speech and spoke about the authorities’ hierarchy.