Rohin Vij of Fairlawn entered the College of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University on Sept. 10 as part of the Class of 2017 during a formal White Coat Ceremony.
White coats are symbolic of the professionalism that is expected of medicine and pharmacy students during their professional school years and as physicians and pharmacists. During the White Coat Ceremonies, students received their white coats and pledged their commitments to their professions and the health of the patients they will serve.
Ceremonies were held for pharmacy students and medicine students, with more than 1,000 family members friends, students, faculty and staff attending.
The College of Pharmacy welcomed 76 new students and the College of Medicine welcomed 149 new students.
Vij is a graduate of Copley High School and Youngstown State University.