Ceremony Recognizes Honor Societies Inductees and Scholarship Awardees

On April 28, the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership honored students, faculty, alumni, and residents at the Annual Scholarship Awards and Honors Induction Ceremony.

Honors Societies Inductees

 

ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, a professional medical organization, recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. Members have a compelling drive to do well and to advance the medical profession and exemplify the highest standards of professionalism. The top 25% of the Class of 2022 were eligible with only 16% inducted between their M3 and M4 years.

Senior students selected for induction from the Class of 2022 include:

Sarah Bowman

Ronak Dave

Ty Frix

Austin Isaac

Alexander Kollhoff

Bryanna Moppins

Miya Oliver

Lauren Slarks

 

St. Mary’s Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Taylor Attar, DO

 

Piedmont Athens Regional Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Tundun Babalola, MD

 

AU/UGA Medical Partnership Faculty Inductee:

James Pippim, MD, MPH

 

MCG Alumnus Inductee:

Carrie Kelly, MD

 

 

GOLD HUMANISM HONOR SOCIETY

In 2002, the Arnold P. Gold Foundation established the Gold Humanism Honor Society as a signature program to recognize medical students, residents, and faculty who practice patient-centered care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, and empathy.

 

GHHS Students selected for induction from the Class of 2022 include:

Hamzah Ali

Megan Chesne

Ty Frix

Lauren Slarks

Leah Topper

 

St. Mary’s Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Zoheb Sulaiman, DO

 

Piedmont Athens Regional Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Dipal Patel, MD

 

 

GHHS Students selected for induction from the Class of 2023 include:

Zachary Adams

Rachel Gerald

Laura Pride

Samantha Schoenl

Sujay Sreenivasan

Dina Teshager

 

St. Mary’s Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Taylor Attar, DO

 

Piedmont Athens Regional Internal Medicine Resident Inductee:

Tinuola Andre, MD

 

 

GHHS LEONARD TOW HUMANISM IN MEDICINE AWARD

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards recognize graduating students and faculty members who demonstrate both clinical excellence and outstanding compassion in the delivery of care and who show respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues.

 

Class of 2022 Medical Partnership Faculty Member Inductee:

Suzanne Lester, MD, MS

 

Class of 2023 Medical Partnership Faculty Member Inductee:

Thomas Howdieshell, MD, FACS, FCCP

 

 

DEAN’S CLINICAL HONOR SOCIETY

The Medical College of Georgia established the Dean’s Clinical Honor Society in 2017 for the purpose

of honoring outstanding medical students who consistently achieved high academic excellence

throughout the core clinical clerkships of the 3rd year of medical school.

 

Senior students from the Class of 2022 selected for DCHS induction include:

Emily Anderson

Sarah Bowman

Matthew Cornelison

Ronak Dave

Ty Frix

Austin Isaac

Grace Kim

Alexander Kollhoff

Miya Oliver

Joseph Ruiz

Leah Topper

 

 

ALPHA UPSILON PHI

Alpha Upsilon Phi (AUPhi) is an honorary campus society that was founded at the Medical College of Georgia in 2008 to promote and recognize exemplary service and leadership efforts.

 

Senior students selected for induction from the Class of 2022 include:

Hamzah Ali

Ty Frix

Austin Isaac

Leah Topper

 

 

AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION GLASGOW-RUBIN CITATION

FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) awards the Glasgow-Rubin Citation for academic achievement to women who graduate in the top 10% of their medical school class.

 

Senior students from the Class of 2022 awarded with the AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Citation include:

Sarah Bowman

Miya Oliver

 

 

BLUE KEY NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Founded in 1926, the University of Georgia chapter of the Blue Key Honor Society is the third oldest chapter of the national organization and is governed by its constitution. UGA Blue Key recognizes second, third and fourth-year undergraduate students, as well as graduate and professional students of outstanding character and ability who have achieved distinction in three key areas: scholarship, leadership, and service.

 

The Class of 2022 student selected for induction into Blue Key Honor Society at UGA is:

Ronak Dave

 

Scholarship Awardees

 

BENSON WHITE COAT SCHOLARSHIP

The Benson White Coat Scholarship is awarded to a student or students who embodies the vision and mission of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership by demonstrating leadership in research and scholarship.

Andrew Block

Socorro Relja

 

KIRBY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Kirby Memorial Scholarship is a recurring scholarship awarded to a students or students who demonstrate exceptional citizenship and professionalism.

Megan Chesne

Ty Frix

 

SIMPSON WHITE COAT SCHOLARSHIP

The Simpson White Coat Scholarship is a recurring scholarship awarded to a first-year medical student who demonstrates campus engagement and excellent scholarship.

Fallon Hassett

 

MCG/UGA WHITE COAT SCHOLARSHIP

The MCG/UGA White Coat Scholarship is awarded to a student or students with excellent academic qualifications who has demonstrated professionalism and good citizenship.

Laura Pride

Tejas Sarder

 

JL SMITH PROFESSIONALISM FUN AWARD

The JL Smith Professional Fund Award is awarded to a first-year student doing summer research in pediatrics, and/or a fourth-year student pursuing a career in pediatrics.

Sarah Bowman

Kyle Chesler

 

BARBARA L. SCHUSTER SCHOLARSHIP

The Barbara L. Schuster Scholarship is awarded to a student or students who have demonstrated

evidence of future leadership and may have financial need.

Ladonya Jackson-Cowan

 

WAYNE MIDDENDORF SCHOLARSHIP

The Wayne Middendorf Scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated exceptional community engagement, and academic excellence.

Amelia Tomei

 

HOWARD & CARYL COHEN SCHOLARSHIP

The Howard and Caryl Scholarship is a merit based and awarded to an incoming or current

AU/UGA Medical Partnership student.

Ty Frix

 

FRANCES WOOD WILSON SCHOLARSHIP

The Frances Wood Wilson Scholarship is awarded to students with a demonstrated commitment to the values of the AU/UGA Medical Partnership.

Frank Chavez

Scarlett Kim

Artie McCarty

Shant Ohanian

Eric Santana

Talia Sisroe

Blaine Spivey

Sujay Sreenivasan

Tony Thawanyarat

Emmy Thornsberry Grinstead

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