Doctor of Medical Sciences Program students at Lynchburg University take part in virtual graduation ceremony



LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) – With social distancing guidelines still in place, the University of Lynchburg held a virtual graduation ceremony for students receiving their diplomas after completing degree requirements in their Doctor of Medical Science Program.

Many students had requested an earlier graduation date so they can begin their work during the coronavirus national medical crisis.

Across the nation, PAs are on the frontlines and having a massive impact on both access and affordability on patients of COVID-19. We know, because we’ve listened to you, that the Doctor of Medical Science has made an impact on your ability to take care of patients, and to work on the logistics and administrative side of the health care system. We’re so proud of you.”

Dr. Jeremy Welsh, Dean of the School of PA Medicine, Lynchburg University

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