The 152 members of the Class of 2021 received their white coats on a date of historical meaning during the 250th anniversary of P&S.
Students pursued research topics ranging from HIV prevention to cutaneous T-cell lymphoma to the relationship between psychosocial distress and stroke risk.
A century after women were first admitted to P&S, application and enrollment numbers of women and men at P&S are roughly equal.
On Match Day, 167 students at P&S learned which residency program they will attend for their medical training after graduation.
James Barnett could have been one of the first African-American graduates of P&S but he was expelled in 1850 after other students complained he was "colored."
As a graduate student at P&S in the late 1930s, Charles Drew conducted research that helped perfect the science of blood banking.