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Class of 2022 participates in white coat ceremony

Class of 2022 participates in white coat ceremony. (Source: KAIT-TV) Class of 2022 participates in white coat ceremony. (Source: KAIT-TV)
Dr. Shane Speights (Source: KAIT-TV) Dr. Shane Speights (Source: KAIT-TV)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

It's a tradition that signals the beginning of a physician's career, The White Coat Ceremony.

NYIT-COM at Arkansas State University held its ceremony Friday night for the Class of 2022.

Several aspiring physicians lined up to take part in the special ceremony.

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse and Dr. Shane Speights shared their experiences and expressed the need for quality healthcare personnel in our region.

"In a time like no other the need for talented, forward-thinking physicians is great, and in this region of the nation especially," Speights said. "It is for that reason that the NYIT-COM College of Osteopathic Medicine has stepped forward to help address that need."

Region 8 News wishes a congratulations and good luck to the Class of 2022.

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