Prof. Dr. Bozhidar Ivanov Yordanov, PhD
Dean of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University of Sofia
Dean’s Graduation Speech - 2023
Dear graduates, esteemed colleagues,
It is a great honour and privilege for me, on behalf of my vice Deans and speaking for myself, to greet you, the graduates of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia Medical University, class of 2023, on this offiical ceremony for handing over your university diploma.
Graduation is a very special and festive event of your life. It is a symbol of a turning point, new page, new big step, new beginning in your professional career.
Being alumni of the Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia, your vocation is to contribute to the development and prestige of our profession, for the benefit of human society.
All of us, your professors, are absolutely certain, that you will be worthy ambassadors of our educational institution and constantly upgrading our excellent reputation.
I believe that you, the graduates of Sofia Faculty of Dental Medicine, regardless of the area of dental practice chosen by you, will have the opportunity to enrich the lives of people around you, and you will do it with dignity.
In the process of your professional realization, my appeal for you is to always remember why you have made your choice for this noble profession and all the difficulties you have had to get the knowledge and manual skills for one purpose – to serve society and work for improvement of the quality of life of your patients – with compassion and honesty.
Our educational philosophy is to urge our graduates for learning and professional perfection throughout life and to encourage their contribution to oral health – on a national level and globally.
I would be extremely joyful in the future, when you would have become successfully practicing doctors – do not forget your professors and fellow students. We all will be always proud of your achievements and professional success.
Finally, I would like to give special thanks to your parents - for their full emotional and financial support during those difficult and challenging years at the University.
I wish you health, remarkable professional realization, good life and prosperity.
Good luck, dear dental medicine doctors!
Prof. Bozhidar Yordanov, DMD, PhD
Dean, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University-Sofia
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