A lifetime of hard work, dedication and determination has brought each of you to this pivotal moment in your life. Congratulations on a job well done!
I encourage you to celebrate this achievement with all those who helped you reach this extraordinary milestone — family, friends, classmates, and mentors.
But your journey continues. You will now take your place among the healers of the world, with all the opportunities and responsibilities this brings. Your skilled hands and compassionate hearts will help foster wellness for individuals and communities the world over.
You are shining and stalwart examples of WesternU values, and of our commitment to excellence. I am honored to officiate – and celebrate – this Commencement with you. I very much look forward to hearing of your many accomplishments in the years ahead.
Again, congratulations for your attainments today and for the bright future. Godspeed.
Daniel R. Wilson, MD, PhD
Western University of Health Sciences