UNLV School of Medicine Celebrates 1st Day of School with Stethoscope Event

UNLV School of Medicine Celebrates 1st Day of School with Stethoscope Event
In celebration of the first day of school today, UNLV School of Medicine honored its medical student charter class with stethoscopes inside the UNLV Student Union building (Photo courtesy of UNLV School of Medicine)

UNLV School of Medicine students receive stethoscopes on first day of school
UNLV School of Medicine students receive stethoscopes on first day of school

UNLV School of Medicine students receiving stethoscopes

The stethoscopes, which serve as a right of passage, practical tool and symbolic emblem for health care professionals, were donated and presented by local physician Constantine George, who also delivered the keynote address at the event.

The stethoscopes were donated and presented by local physician Constantine George (right)
The stethoscopes were donated and presented by local physician Constantine George (right)

Additional speakers included:

  • UNLV President Len Jessup;
  • Ellen Cosgrove, MD; and
  • Samuel Parrish, MD