October 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
Rackham Horace H. School of Graduate Studies, Auditorium
915 E Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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A welcoming ceremony for new students to honor the beginning of their pharmacy education.

  • White Coat Speaker - Dr. Krystal Sheerer

    Krystal Sheerer, PharmD'13, is passionate about advancing the profession of pharmacy especially community pharmacy where she practices. Dr. Krystal Sheerer currently is a Manager of Third Party Commercial Programs for Meijer. Dr. Sheerer received her Doctorate of Pharmacy in 2013 from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. She worked as a Pharmacy Team Leader for Meijer for 3 years prior to becoming a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. As a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist she oversaw clinical programs for a region. Then in 2017 Dr. Sheerer became a Pharmacy District Manager where she oversaw operations for 2 markets. She played an integral role in the development and implementation of the hypertension management collaboration between Michigan Medicine and Meijer Pharmacy that began in 2016. Another area of passion for Dr. Sheerer is leadership development. She enjoys developing others and supporting the Leadership Scholars Program at the College of Pharmacy. Most importantly, she is a wife and proud mom of three beautiful children aged 4, 2, and 3 months.
  • Event Day Information

    General Information:

    • Please plan to arrive early.
    • Please turn off all cell phones.
    • Ceremony will start promptly at 4:00 pm.

    After Ceremony:

    • Group photo will be taken on the steps of Rackham immediately following the ceremony.
    • Join the reception in the main lobby and enjoy!  Congratulations!
  • Ann Arbor Travel and Parking

    Detroit International Airport (DTW) is the airport nearest Ann Arbor.  Travel time from DTW to Ann Arbor is approximately 25 minutes. 

    ACCOMMODATIONS (Closest to Rackham)
    Bell Tower
    300 South Thayer
    Ann Arbor, MI  48104
    (734) 769-3010

    Graduate Ann Arbor 
    615 E. Huron St.
    Ann Arbor, MI  48109
    (734) 769-2200

    A complete list of accommodations in the Ann Arbor area can be found at: visitannarbor.org/accommodations/hotels

    The Thayer Street parking structure will be available for visitors on White Coat Ceremony day. The structure is located at: 300 S. Thayer Street.

    The Thayer, Fletcher, and Palmer Structures will be open beginning at 1:00 pm.  Please note that at the Palmer Structure only the UM Employee Blue parking area is available.

    A link to campus maps that including parking locations can be found at: ltp.umich.edu/maps/central_south.pdf

    A complete list of restaurants in the Ann Arbor area can be found at: visitannarbor.org/dining