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Medical students recite oath during virtual Commencement Recognition Ceremony

Class of 2020 recites modern version of Hippocratic oath

May 15, 2020

Huy Mach

The Class of 2020 at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recites the Declaration of Geneva, a modern version of the Hippocratic oath that safeguards the ethical principles of the medical profession.

The oath recitation was shown during the virtual Commencement Recognition Ceremony for the class on May 15.

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Huy uses visual storytelling in his coverage of medical education, patient care, and research. He was part of a team of photographers at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography in 2015. He has a bachelor's degree in photojournalism from Western Kentucky University.