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(1) The doctor’s ‘robe’
(2) A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his or her duties, dons a white coat

white coat

1. A popular term for any health care professional who, in performing his/her duties, dons a white coat.
2. The physician's robe.
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GRTC next argues that White Coat has failed to plead facts sufficient to support a claim that GRTC violated White Coat's First and Fourteenth Amendment rights.
The physician's white coat and stethoscope are recognized throughout the world and are symbolic of being a doctor.
1 Traditional attire: Traditional white coat with formal shirt and trouser for the male dentist and formal shirt and skirt for the female.
I was thrilled to address the 75 new students, their families and the faculty on the first day they received their starched white coats. Following my remarks I announced that in a pocket of every white coat I had placed a gift, a keepsake to help them "stay the course" in the years to come.
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White Coat Ceremony for final year B.Pharm students, held under the patronage of Dr Mohammed Hamadan Al Rubaie, Director General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control, Ministry of Health, saw 133 medical students receiving white coats, marking their entry into practical training in Pharmacy.
After 50 years, capping ceremonies have been replaced with the White Coat Ceremony.
TRIPOLI, Lebanon: The first snow of the season shed its white coat on Lebanon's highest summit Qornet al-Sawda Tuesday.
"Burning the Short White Coat" is a coming-of-age novel that explores the personal struggle a single woman must face when balancing a demanding career in medicine with the desire to find a trusting and loving relationship.
The father of a first-year medical student reflects on the symbolism of the white coat and its relevance to physician leadership.
Title: Ceremony Imposition of the White Coat to Medical Students: A Contemporary Symbolic Act
26 ( ANI ): In a move to cut health care associated infections, certain attire for health care professionals, including the traditional white coat, may become a thing of the past.