Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Search this Site

Online Registration

New members only.
Activate your membership now

Locate a Member

Enter the first part of a member's last name to search


Search

Contact Information

National Office
12635 E. Montview Blvd., Suite 270
Aurora, CO 80045
P: (720) 859-4149
F: (720) 859-4158
E: info@alphaomegaalpha.org

National and Chapter News

2018 Visiting Professorships


Beginning in 2002, Alpha Omega Alpha’s board of directors offered every chapter and association the opportunity to host a visiting professor. Sixty-five chapters took advantage of the opportunity during the 2017/2018 academic year to invite eminent persons in American medicine to share their varied perspectives on medicine and its practice. Following are the participating chapters and their visitors.


Alabama
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Brian Appleby, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
“Prion Disease”

Arkansas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Walter Wilson, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
“A Personal History of the Care of Infective Endocarditis”

California
University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine
Vineet Arora, MD, University of Chicago
“Using the FORCE to Teach Value in Academic Health Centers”

University of California Davis, School of Medicine
Joseph Rencic, MD, Tufts Medical School
“Clinical Reasoning at the Bedside”

Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Stuart Slavin, MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
“Medical Professional Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities”

Stanford University
Wiley Souba, MD, ScD, MBA, Dartmouth Medical School
“Seeing Differently: The Leader's Edge, The Responsibility that Comes with Privilege, Unleashing the Leader Within”

Colorado
University of Colorado School of Medicine
T.R. Reid, BA, Health Care Journalist for NPR & Washington Post
“Healing of America-The Quest for Fair, Quality, & Cost Effective Care”

District of Columbia
George Washington University School of Medicine
Mohammed Aziz-Sultan, MD, Harvard Medical School
“Stroke Prevention”

Florida
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Howard Francis, MD, MBA, FACS, Duke University Medical Center
“Journey into Otolaryngology / Neurotology: Obstacles, Achievements and Work-Life Balance”

University of Central Florida
David Adams, MD, FACS, Medical University of South Carolina
“The Mythic March of Medical Progress: Revolution or Evolution?”

University of Florida College of Medicine
Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California San Francisco
“No One Cares How Much You Know”

Florida International University
James Patrick O’Leary, MD, FACS, Florida International University
“Discovery”

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Deborah Kuhls, MD, FACS, University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine
“Preventing Suffering Caused by Injury and Disease: Reflections of a Trauma Surgeon”

Georgia
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Sonja Rasmussen, MD, MS, Center for Disease Control
“Responding to Pandemic Influenza, Ebola, Zika and other Infectious Disease Threats”

Hawaii
University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine
Benjamin Gilmer, MD, MS, UNC School of Medicine – Chapel Hill
"Reverence for Life: Finding compassion in medicine."
"Uncovering our perceptions: The Tale of two Dr. Gilmers."
"Discovering a path of advocacy in medicine."

Illinois
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
James O’Connell, MD, Harvard Medical School
“Lessons from the Street: Three Decades Caring for Boston's Rough Sleepers”

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
“Professionalism in the 21st Century”

Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine
John Newman, MD, Vanderbilt University

Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
Frank Opelka, MD, FACS, American College of Surgeons
“Surgery & AΩA Success”

Indiana
Indiana University School of Medicine
K. Patrick Ober, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health
“A Life of Healing”

Iowa
University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Sara Brenner, MD, MPH, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
“The Future of Medicine: Human Health at the Crossroads of Science, Technology, and Policy”

Kansas
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Anna Lembke, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
“The Opioid Epidemic: What Health Care Providers Can Do”

Kentucky
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Dyrbye Liselotte, MD, MHPE, Mayo Clinic
“Becoming a Physician is an Occupational Hazard”

Louisiana
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
George Karam, MD, Louisiana State University Health Baton Rouge
“Symbolic Challenges of the White Coat”

Tulane University School of Medicine
Larry Hollier, Jr. MD, Baylor College of Medicine
“Leadership in Complex Times”

Maryland
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Paul Offit, MD, University of Pennsylvania
“How to Communicate Science to the Public or Die Trying”

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
Gust Bardy, MD
“Cardiac Resuscitation: State of the Art”

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MPH, Yale University School of Medicine
“What are the performance measures for diversity, inclusion, and social mission”

Massachusetts
Boston University School of Medicine
Shale Wong, MD, University of Colorado
“Parents, Peers, Pediatricians and Policy: Working Together to make Health Whole”

Michigan
University of Michigan Medical School
Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD, University of California San Francisco
“Clinical Problem Solving”

Mississippi
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
John Zic, MD, Vanderbilt University
“Lessons in Leadership”

Missouri
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, University of California Los Angeles and Harvard University
“Zoobiquity”

University of Missouri—Columbia School of Medicine
Kimberly Templeton, MD
“Leadership in Medicine”

University of Missouri—Columbia School of Medicine
Thomas Mawhinney, PhD, University of Missouri—Columbia

University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine
Steve Miller, MD, Express Scripts
“A New Vision for Healthcare”

Nebraska
University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Darilyn Moyer, MD, Temple University
“Growing Physician Wings and Other Wisdom Accumulated Along My Journey in Medicine”

New Hampshire
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Matthew Provencher, MD, The Steadman Clinic, Vail
“Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief - Leadership lessons from the Navy to Improve Medical Care”

New Jersey
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Aleksandra Wesolowska, PhD, Medical University of Warsaw
“Human Milk: Saving Pre-term Lives”

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Luke Tomycz, MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
“Treatment Reractory Epilepsy in Children”

New York
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Emeran Mayer, MD, PhD, University of California Los Angeles
“The Emerging Science and Practice of Brain Gut Microbiome Disorders”

Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Wiley Souba, MD, ScD, MBA, Dartmouth College
“Seeing Differently: The Physician Leader's Edge”

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Lello Tesema, MD, University of Southern California
“Racisim in Medicine - Perspective from Work in the Criminal Justice System”

New York Medical College
William Frishman, MD, New York Medical College
“The Quest for Excellence”

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD, Perelman Scholl of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
“Diversity in Medicine”

State University of New York Upstate Medical University
John Sampson, MD, PhD, MBA, Duke University Medical Center
“Entrepreneurship in Medicine”

State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
Wayne Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, SUNY Downstate
“Health Disparities and Health Inequity: A Call to Action”

Albany Medical College
Murray Korc, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
“Obesity, Diabetes, and Chronic Pancreatitis: Connections to Pancreatic Cancer”

North Carolina
Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
MaCalus Hogan, MD, University of Pittsburgh
“Creating Value Beyond the Operating Room”

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, Duke University
“Reflections on a Career in Medicine”

Ohio
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Stuart Slavin, MD, Med, St. Louis University School of Medicine

The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Atul Grover, MD, PhD, AAMC Executive Vice President
“Is Academic Medicine Under Siege or Entering a Bright New Day?”

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine
“Observations from the Interface of Medicine & Tech: Leading Through Influence and Inspiration”

Pennsylvania
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Taylor Riall, MD, PhD, University of Arizona, Banner University Medical Center

Puerto Rico
Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Timothy Brennan, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
“Substance Abuse Disorders and the Impact on the Family and Society”

Ponce Health Sciences University
Jesse Aleman Ortiz, MD, Ponce Health Sciences Center
“End of Life Care”

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Paul Haidet, MD, Pennsylvania State University
“Improvisational Aspects of Doctor-Patient Communication”

Rhode Island
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Griffin Rodgers, MD, ScB, MMSc, NIH
“The Clinical & Economic Imperative of Diabetes Prevention”

South Carolina
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Helen Haskell, MA
“Patient Safety and Medical Errors”

South Dakota
University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Tom Geilhaus, MD, University of Iowa
“Words of Wisdom”

Tennessee
University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Norman Fost, MD, MPH, University of Wisconsin
“What Is Wrong With Genetic Engineering?”

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
Tyler Reimschisel, MD, MPHE, Vanderbilt University
“Leadership in Medicine”

Texas
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Robert Carpenter, MD, MPH, Baylor Scott and White
“Physician Wellness and Resiliency”

University of Texas McGovern Medical School
Steven Miles, MD, University of Minnesota
“Gun Mortality: A Public Health Perspective”

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Timothy Harlan, MD, Tulane University
“Culinary Medicine in Clinical Practice”

Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Doug Paauw, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
“What Matters Most”

Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Richard Gunderman, MD, PhD, University of Indiana

University of Virginia School of Medicine
David Ansell, MD, MPH, Rush University
“The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills”

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Wiley Souba, MD, DSc, MBA, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
“Seeing Differently: The Leader's Edge”

Washington
University of Washington School of Medicine
Eve Higginbotham, SM, MD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
“Practicing Professionalism in the 21st Century”

Updated on October 2, 2018.


© 2018 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society