For years, the white coat has come to symbolize success and exert status.
Recently, however, the white coat has come under scrutiny for potentially spreading germs and infecting patients.
While the jury is still out on whether or not this is actually true, many are rethinking the famous white coat.
How do you weigh in? Should the white coat remain a symbolic piece of a physician's wardrobe, or should we rethink its place in medicine?
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