Apr 13, 2021
Honor Societies Induction & Celebration Ceremony Welcomes New Members
On April 12, the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership honored students, faculty, alumni, and residents at the annual Honor Societies Induction & Celebration Ceremony.
ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA
The Medical Partnership’s AOA Honor Medical Society Selection Committee completed the process selection of individuals for induction into the Alpha of Georgia Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The top 25% of the Class of 2021 were eligible with only 16% inducted. The committee, in making their final selections, considered scholastic achievement, leadership abilities, ethical standards, fairness in dealing with colleagues, demonstrated professionalism, achievements and/or potential for achievement in medicine, and service to MCG, the AU/UGA Medical Partnership and the community at large.
AOA Students selected for induction from the Class of 2021 include:
St. Mary’s Internal Medicine Resident AOA Inductee:
Dr. Meet Shah
AU/UGA Medical Partnership AOA Faculty Inductee:
Dr. Lia Bruner
MCG Alumnus Inductee:
Dr. Ormonde Mahoney
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. Students were nominated by their peers, as well as faculty from the Medical Partnership.
GHHS Students selected for induction from the Class of 2021 include:
GHHS Resident at Piedmont Athens Regional selected for induction:
Dr. Shion Betty
GHHS LEONARD TOW HUMANISM IN MEDICINE AWARD
Student membership of GHHS from the senior class of 2020 voted to induct a faculty member into GHHS who also received a Leonard Tow Award. Students, residents and faculty selected for GHHS represent exemplars of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy and concern for others.
GHHS Faculty Inductee/Leonard Tow Recipient:
Dr. Scott Richardson
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 2021 selected for DCHS induction include:
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 2021 include:
AMERICAN MEDICAL WOMEN’S ASSOSCIATION 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 2021 awarded with the AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Citation include:
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 2021 student selected for induction into Blue Key Honor Society at UGA is: