Called to Medicine: Despite Pandemic, Interest in Medical Field Increases
First-Year Medical Students Receive White Coats
With the COVID-19 pandemic, it was feared interest in the medical field would drop. Physicians and other health care workers faced unprecedented challenges. Instead, students are answering the call to medicine. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, applications to medical school for were up 18%. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine Class of 2025 pledged their commitment to the profession as they received their white coats at the White Coat Ceremony Sunday (Aug. 1).
- STEVEN L. BERK, M.D. - SCHOOL OF MEDICINE DEAN
- Rachel McLelland - FIRST YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT
- White Coat Ceremony b-roll
- Scopes and Scrubs event b-roll