The University of Minnesota Alpha Chapter was founded in 1908.
Notable AΩA members:
S. Marx White
- One of the original 10 members of the inaugural AΩA class
- Appointed Chief of the Department of Medicine (1920)
- Served as Chief of Medicine at the No. 26 Base Hospital during WWI
- Elected to AΩA class of 1941
- Was a pioneer of open-heart surgery at the University of Minnesota
- Personally trained residents from 39 different countries
James H. House
- Elected to AΩA class of 1962
- Received B.S., M.D., M.S. degrees and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Minnesota
- Served as AOA UMN Alpha Chapter Counselor for over 20 years.
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