On Friday, Aug. 24, at the USC Health Sciences Campus, 238 Trojan occupational therapy graduate students — hailing from 22 states and 18 nations — pledged their commitment to the values of the health and wellness profession during the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s 2018 White Coat Ceremony.

The keynote address was delivered by Robert Jacobs, professor of clinical pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and director of the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

— Mike McNulty