Saturday 20 January 2018

Just the tonic: future doctors jump for joy as they get degrees

Graduates Bakr Jundi, Emma Louise Rogers, Thimaya Premarathna, Daniel Creegan and Petal Elderwith in St Stephen’s Green yesterday. Photo: Julien Behal
Graduates Bakr Jundi, Emma Louise Rogers, Thimaya Premarathna, Daniel Creegan and Petal Elderwith in St Stephen’s Green yesterday. Photo: Julien Behal

Some 275 future doctors donned their caps and gowns at the Royal College of Surgeons in the Ireland School of Medicine (RCSI) graduation.

Students travelled from around the world for the conferral ceremony yesterday where they received their medical degrees.

Professor Cathal Kelly, c hief executive/registrar a the RCSI, said: "Today's ceremony is a wonderful celebration for our graduates and a culmination of their years of hard work and dedication on the path to qualify with a degree in medicine.

"These future doctors have benefited from teaching in an environment where excellence in patient-centred care is the priority from day one."

Irish Independent

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