Congratulations to AOA's New Members!

Twenty UNC School of Medicine students were inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA). Amelia Drake, MD, is the faculty adviser for the group.

Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing. Congratulations the following students on their induction into the medical honor society this semester:

  • Landon Brown
  • Laura Cone
  • Rachael Cowherd
  • Renatta Craven
  • Jason Fishel
  • Alison Halpern
  • Emery Harris
  • Amber Kernodle
  • Tara Lane
  • Yemeng Lu-Myers
  • Joseph McClellan
  • Rachel Randell
  • Michael Ransone
  • Sarah Rhodes
  • Robert Sellers
  • Nathaniel Slater
  • Jacob Stein
  • Sarah Stoneking
  • Lauren Visser
  • Sam Wu

AOA was founded in 1902. The society's mission is to be dedicated to the belief that in the profession of medicine we will improve care for all by:

  • recognizing high educational achievement
  • honoring gifted teaching
  • encouraging the development of leaders in academia and the community
  • supporting the ideals of humanism
  • promoting service to others.



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