The College of Medicine’s Gold Humanism Honor Society Chapter, sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, inducted the GHHS class of 2017 and presented several humanism awards to residents and faculty at its annual dinner, Wednesday, May 4, at the Cincinnati Faculty Club in the Richard E. Lindner Center.
Alan George Smulian, MD, director and professor in the UC Division of Infectious Diseases, gave the evening’s keynote address. Smulian also was recognized as the Leonard Tow Faculty awardee, which is given to a College of Medicine faculty member who best demonstrates outstanding compassion in the delivery of care, as well as clinical excellence.
Fourth-year medical student, Craig Joseph Henson, IV, is the recipient of the Leonard Tow student award this year.
Twenty-five students were inducted into GHHS: Brett Athans, Ellen Farr, Lindsay Gallagher, Marcus Germany, Farah Dadabhoy, Stephen Firkins, Christian Gausvik, Radhika Grandhi, Kathryn Havard, Zuri Hemphill, Kiefer Hock, Arjan Hura, Sheheryar Jamali, Luke Lewis, Matthew Maksimoski, Molly McDonough, Shama Milon, Aneela Reddy, Lisa Rickey, Laura Schapiro, John Shabosky, Michael Turgeon, Jessica Wallace, Trisha Wladecki and David Youssef.
All students were nominated by their peers and faculty as students who best exemplify integrity, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy and a dedication to service.
Finally, the society recognized five residents with the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Teaching Awards this year. They are:
• Glenn Quarles, DO Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• Charles Mitchell, DO Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• Joshua Kuethe, MD General Surgery
• Jeffrey Sutton, MD General Surgery
• Alexander Cortez, MD General Surgery