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White Coat Ceremony

The UofSC School of Medicine Greenville White Coat Ceremony celebrates an important milestone in the lives of our first-year medical students. During the ceremony, students pledge their commitment to the profession and to the health of the patients they will serve. Students also receive their white coats, a symbol of their entry into the medical profession.

Schedule for Saturday, May 22, 2021

Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony

10:00 a.m.
Gates open at 9:00 a.m.



The Class of 2021 Convocation Ceremony will be held at

Fluor Field
945 Main St.
Greenville, South Carolina

Fluor Field, the host field of the Greenville Drive (Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox), is a miniature copy of Boston's Fenway Park. The park features a 30-foot-high replica of the famous left-field wall known as the  "Green Monster" in Fenway Park and a hand-operated scoreboard.

Guest Speaker

Dr. Brittany Kizer Stovall

Dr. Brittany Kizer Stovall was raised in Columbia, SC, and graduated from the University of South Carolina Honors College in 2012. Dr. Stovall graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville as a Charter Class member in 2016. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the PRISMA Health Upstate Greenville Memorial Hospital in 2019. Dr. Stovall was the 2019 Residency's Excellence in Primary Care Award recipient. Throughout her academic and medical career, she has been a leader in healthcare by advocating for quality improvement patient care and health policy implementations on a state and national level. Dr. Stovall plays an active role in the South Carolina American College of Physicians annual Washington, D.C. delegation for healthcare policy reform. She has served on the South Carolina American College of Physicians Governor's Executive Council in various capacities for the past 6 years. Dr. Stovall is the current chair for the Resident and Student Research competition. In 2019, Dr. Stovall joined the Internal Medicine Associates in Greenville. She is a clinical assistant professor at the USCSOM Greenville. When she isn't serving her community, she is spending time with her husband and son. Dr. Stovall loves being outdoors, working in her garden, and being an amateur soccer wife. In every aspect of her life, whether in medicine or with her family, she sincerely believes her purpose in life is to serve and encourage others.

COVID-19 Precautions

This event has limited capacity and all guests are required to wear masks and keep distanced from other parties. We highly recommend that all family members and their guests arrive and enter together so they all can be seated at the same time. Families and guests will be escorted to their seats by Fluor Field ushers.


Remember to leave extra time for morning traffic and finding parking. The nearest options are: 

    • Homewood Suites parking garage - paid parking 
    • St. Andrews Church - paid parking 
    • County Square – free parking 

Further information on parking in downtown Greenville is available  on the VisitGreenvilleSC website.

Faculty Attire

Faculty are asked to wear white coats.

We hope you will join us for the Class of 2024 White Coat Ceremony

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