Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Maryland Beta Chapter of AOA



The name Alpha Omega Alpha is derived from the three Greek letters AΩA, which are the initials of the essential Greek words in this organizations motto: "Worthy to Serve the Suffering".


To promote scholarship and research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, to encourage a high standard of character and conduct among medical students and graduates, and to recognize high attainment in medical science, practice and related fields.