"Be worthy to Serve the Suffering" Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Meharry Medical College

Gamma Tennessee

About Meharry

Meharry Medical College was founded in 1876 as the Medical Department of Central Tennessee College of Nashville, under the auspices of the Freedman's Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1900, Central Tennessee College became Walden University, and by 1915 the College gained a separate corporate existence from the university.

Meharry Medical College, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the largest private, comprehensive historically black institution for educating health professionals and scientists in the United States.


To provide excellent education and training in the health sciences, while placing special emphasis on providing opportunities for African Americans, other ethnic minorities and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. The college is committed to the delivery of high-quality, patient-oriented health services and to the conduct of research that fosters improved health outcomes and the elimination of health disparities.

Meharry Medical College Dedicated to Education, Research and Patient Care

Our Motto

"Worship of God Through Service to Mankind."