"Be worthy to serve the suffering."

-William W. Root, MD - Founder, 1902

Our Mission

AΩA is dedicated to the belief that in the profession of medicine we will improve care for all by:

About AΩA

Alpha Omega Alpha, founded in 1902, is the national medical honor society. Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician's dedication to the profession and art of healing.
James T Williams with granddaughter Danielle Hogarth
Membership in AΩA may be attained as a medical student, resident, fellow, faculty member, alumni, clinician, or distinguished leader in medicine. Each school may elect up to 20% of the graduating class of students, up to 25 residents/fellows, up to 10 faculty, and three to five alumni, who, based on merit, demonstrate the characteristics of excellent physicians in alignment with AΩA's mission and values.

Latest News

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Today we come together to recognize our heroes in health care.

The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society community of practice, along with the rest of the world, is grateful for the committed, unwavering, unselfish group of excellent doctors who every day find it in themselves to set aside their own health and well-being, leave their families, and go to work to save lives.

Thank you for what you do every day for your country, state, local community, family, and for medicine’s community of practice. To all the doctors around the world, THANK YOU.

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2022 Award Recipients

Congratulations to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, And Perelman School Of Medicine At The University Of Pennsylvania Click here

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