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12635 E. Montview Blvd., Suite 270
Aurora, CO 80045
P: (720) 859-4149
F: (720) 859-4158
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care
This award recognizes medical schools (and their associated AΩA Chapter) that demonstrate exemplary leadership, innovation, and engagement in fostering an inclusive culture that transforms the ideals of inclusion, diversity, and equity into successful programs that support medical student, house staff, and faculty diversity in service to the community.
Program Submissions Update:
Effective immediately, all program applications must be submitted through the online portal on the AΩA website. We will no longer accept applications via email or hard copy. Please see individual program announcements for specific instructions when applying.
Please feel free to contact Libby should you have any questions.:
Libby Appel (720) 859-4149, Libby@alphaomegaalpha.org
AΩA Program Deadlines 2020
January 3, 2020: The Pharos Poetry Award
January 15, 2020: Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Award
January 31, 2020: Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
February 14, 2020: Medical Student Service Leadership Project Grant
March 2, 2020: Fellow in Leadership
April 3, 2020: Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award
May 29, 2020: Postgraduate Fellowship
September 30, 2020: AΩA Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care
October 2, 2020: AΩA Professionalism Award
October 16, 2020: Robert H. Moser Essay Award
Perelman alumna receives Alumni membership
Dr. Arlene Bennett receives her certificate at Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. From left, Neha Vapiwala, MD, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs; Jon B. Morris, MD Associate Dean for Student Affairs and AΩA Councilor; Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education; Dr. Bennett; and J. Larry, MD, Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine.
Rahul Annabathula, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Class of 2020
Receives first check for the Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship.
Rahul's research is titled: "Evaluating the Value of a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) and Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic (CDT) Therapy for Acute Submassive and Massive PE: Clinical Outcomes and Cost".
AΩA Announces First-ever Recipients of its Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society is proud to announce its first-ever recipients of its Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care. The 2019 awards go to:
This award, established earlier this year, recognizes medical schools (and their associated AΩA Chapter) that demonstrate exemplary leadership, innovation, and engagement in fostering an inclusive culture that transforms the ideals of inclusion, diversity, and equity into successful programs that support medical student, house staff, and faculty diversity in service to the community.
Criteria for award selection may include a broad range of diversity and inclusiveness centered initiatives: efforts to support recruitment and retention of medical students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds; teaching and/or research that expands and embraces an understanding of inclusiveness and overcoming unconscious and conscious bias while increasing fairness and objectivity in evaluations and grading; multicultural programming or related initiatives; community outreach and pipeline activities; programs that enhance diversity and inclusion; mentoring, coaching, and/or role modeling programs related to diversity and inclusion; socialization of students, faculty, and staff to enhance collaboration and integration; established programs/activities that advance an understanding of, and astute respect for, cultural competence; and other thoughtful programs/activities that enhance diversity and equity.
AΩA is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in medicine and recognizes that inclusion of talented individuals from different backgrounds benefits patient care, population health, education, and scientific discovery. AΩA’s
award recognizes programs that significantly commit and lead in developing a diverse, inclusive, equitable learning community in medicine.
AΩA values a diverse, fair, and equitable work and learning environment for all. AΩA and its medical school Chapters support the medical profession in its work to achieve a welcoming, diverse, inclusive environment in teaching, learning, and caring for patients. To apply for the 2020 award, visit https://alphaomegaalpha.org/diversity_award.html.
To apply for the 2020 award, visit https://alphaomegaalpha.org/diversity_award.html.