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Discussion in 'General Residency Issues' started by MedicationWorks, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. MedicationWorks

    MedicationWorks Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    May 6, 2003
    I figured this would be a good place to post this question. Can/should I wear masters hood (MS) on stage were I am receiving a doctoral hood (MD)? Do people wear multiple hoods to these things? Or is better to leave the masters hood at home.

    Sorry for the silly question. I haven't been through this sort of graduation ceremony yet.
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  3. edmadison

    edmadison 1K Member 10+ Year Member

    Feb 27, 2001
    Lactate > 15
    I depends on your school's protocol. My school let those of us with doctorates carry our hoods. I don't think they did it for the masters, though.

  4. Bertelman

    Bertelman Maverick! 7+ Year Member

    Feb 11, 2006
    Had a Cooch
    It's better to check with your Dean's office to see what is allowed.
  5. Furrball2

    Furrball2 Stll Faking Sincerity 5+ Year Member

    May 21, 2005
    Normally you are aloud to wear the academic regalia you have earned. People with PhDs where their PhD hood and then place the MD hood on top during the ceremony and likewise with masters. At a future date you would only wear the hood of your highest academic degree. One our deans who is an MD-PhD wore her PhD hood not her MD hood to our graduation.

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