Honors Day (Medical College Graduation)
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Honors Day is the annual ceremony at which members of the graduating
class are hooded, signifying the completion of their studies for the Doctor of Medicine degree.
The speakers for the Honors Day Ceremony include the dean of the UC College of Medicine, a class representative
selected by the graduating class and an invited guest to give the Honors Day Address. Student awards are given by the
College of Medicine and by the college’s individual departments.
Recipients of the Daniel Drake Medal, the highest honor conferred by the College of Medicine to living faculty and
alumni for their outstanding or unique contributions to medical education, scholarship or research, attend the Honors
2020 Honors Day
The Class of 2020 Honors Day ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10:00 am at the University of Cincinnati's Fifth Third Arena.
2019 Honors Day Address from Class Speaker, Michael Sirignano
Graduate Speech Audio Transcript (docx)
2019 Honors Day Photos
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previous Honors Day ceremonies.