Honor Societies

Medical Honor Societies at UofL

AΩA: Alpha Omega Alpha

The national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter of Kentucky, elects to membership students in their third and fourth years that are outstanding in scholarship and character.

The Gold Humanism Honor Society

The Gold Humanism Honor Society (commonly abbreviated GHHS) is a national honor society that recognizes senior medical students, residents, physician teachers and exemplars for demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.  Students are elected to GHHS during the spring of the third year.