Slipping into that fresh white coat is a symbolic milestone for student dentists, doctors, physical therapists, and physician assistants at ATSU. The coat itself is an emblem of prestige, trust, and professionalism. It’s a tailored, fabric reminder of a student’s oath to care for patients.
525 STUDENTS EARN WHITE COATS
ANATOMY OF A WHITE COAT
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SIZING UP THE RESEARCH
White coats make you smarter According to a 2012 study at Northwestern University, wearing a white lab coat improved performance on tests requiring close and sustained attention. The research examines how wardrobe impacts thinking and behavior.