GHHS is a national honorary for those who demonstrate excellence in practicing patient-centered medical care through integrity, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy. Members are selected as third-year medical students. Residents, faculty and administrators may also be recognized for humanistic practice at various stages in their careers.
Members are nominated by their peers and selected by a committee composed of faculty, staff, clerkship directors and GHHS members. New inductees to the Marshall chapter include:
- Kara Anderson
- Hannah Leport
- Jett MacPherson
- Drake Seccurro
- Amy Smith
- Samantha Smith
- Allison Thompson
- Sam Wood
- Rodrigo Aguilar, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
- Tamara Murphy, M.D. (Psychiatry)
- Jenna Richards, D.O. (Pediatrics)
- Andrew Venardi, M.D. (Surgery)
- Kara Willenburg, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
- Ashley Zawodniak, D.O. (Internal Medicine)
GHHS is an international initiative of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, a public, not-for-profit organization established in 1988 by Drs. Arnold and Sandra Gold, several colleagues at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and community leaders.
Photo: New Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) inductees at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine recite the GHHS oath March 11, during a ceremony at the Marshall University Memorial Student Center.