Honors Societies

In addition to numerous curricular and extracurricular experiences, students at IU School of Medicine are eligible for nomination to local chapters of prestigious national honors societies.


Gold Humanism Honors Society

The society celebrates and focuses on patient-centered care through its inductees, who model the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy. Induction into the society is recognized by many as a pinnacle of professionalism for medical students and residents.


Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society

Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor medical society recognizing, advocating for and inspiring physicians in the care of patients and the promotion of health. Members may be elected throughout their career and epitomize professionalism, leadership, academic and clinical excellence, research, community service and “being worthy to serve the suffering.”