Honor Societies Induction & Celebration Ceremony Welcomes New Members
On February 10, the Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership honored 24 students, faculty, alumni, and residents at the annual Honor Societies Induction & Celebration Ceremony.
ALPHA OMEGA ALPHA
The 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 twenty-five percent of the Class of 2020 were eligible with only sixteen percent to be inducted between their M3 and M4 years.
Julie Martin MD
AU/UGA Medical Partnership
Faculty Member Inductee
Sarah Nuzzo, MD
AU/UGA Medical Partnership
Internal Medicine Resident Inductee
Emory Patterson, MD
MCG Alumnus Inductee
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.
Krystal Alexander, MD
Piedmont Athens Regional
Internal Medicine Resident
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.
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.
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.
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.
Julie Martin, MD
AU/UGA Medical Partnership Faculty Member Inductee