Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society at UMass Medical School welcomes 22 members
Twenty-two members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019 who are members of the UMass Medical School Delta Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society were recognized during a ceremony on May 31.
The students, who “exemplified high academic achievement, supported the ideals of humanism and promoted service to others” were welcomed by Terence R. Flotte, MD, the Celia and Isaac Haidak Professor of Medical Education, executive deputy chancellor, provost and dean of the School of Medicine and councilor of the Delta Chapter.
Third-year medical resident Emily Levoy, MD, and first-year emergency medicine resident Jeffrey Brady, MD, were introduced as the chapter’s new president and vice president, respectively.
The medical honor society, which was founded in 1902 at a time when medical education was largely unregulated, serves to promote scholarship and research in medical schools; encourage a high standard of conduct among medical students and graduates; and recognize high achievement in medical science, patient care and related fields. There are 132 chapters of AOA.
Sonia Chimienti, MD, associate professor of medicine, associate dean for student affairs and vice provost for student life and enrollment, presented the following students as 2019 inductees:
Students, Class of 2019