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12635 E. Montview Blvd., Suite 270
Aurora, CO 80045
P: (720) 859-4149
F: (720) 859-4158
AΩA is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession of medicine and health professional education. AΩA is committed to overcoming the barriers that may impede underrepresented students and others, and working collaboratively to improve health care for all.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care
This award recognizes medical schools (and their associated AΩA Chapter) that demonstrate exemplary leadership, innovation, and engagement in fostering an inclusive culture that transforms the ideals of inclusion, diversity, and equity into successful programs that support medical student, house staff, and faculty diversity in service to the community.
Program Submissions Update:
Effective immediately, all program applications must be submitted through the online portal on the AΩA website. We will no longer accept applications via email or hard copy. Please see individual program announcements for specific instructions when applying.
Please feel free to contact Libby should you have any questions.:
Libby Appel (720) 859-4149, Libby@alphaomegaalpha.org
AΩA Program Deadlines 2020
January 3, 2020: The Pharos Poetry Award
January 15, 2020: Helen H. Glaser Student Essay Award
January 31, 2020: Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship
February 14, 2020: Medical Student Service Leadership Project Grant
March 2, 2020: Fellow in Leadership
April 15, 2020: Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award
June 30, 2020: Postgraduate Fellowship
September 30, 2020: AΩA Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care
October 2, 2020: AΩA Professionalism Award
October 16, 2020: Robert H. Moser Essay Award
Perelman alumna receives Alumni membership
Dr. Arlene Bennett receives her certificate at Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. From left, Neha Vapiwala, MD, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs; Jon B. Morris, MD Associate Dean for Student Affairs and AΩA Councilor; Suzanne Rose, MD, MSEd, Senior Vice Dean for Medical Education; Dr. Bennett; and J. Larry, MD, Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine.
Rahul Annabathula, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Class of 2020
Receives first check for the Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship.
Rahul's research is titled: "Evaluating the Value of a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) and Catheter-Directed Thrombolytic (CDT) Therapy for Acute Submassive and Massive PE: Clinical Outcomes and Cost".
A Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Service in the Profession of Medicine
AΩA has a strong and long-standing tradition of electing for membership excellent doctors - those who exhibit the highest levels of character, trust, trustworthiness, leadership, professionalism, scholarship, and community service. AΩA members unconditionally represent our motto of “Being Worthy To Serve The Suffering.”
Recently, AΩA was invited to write an article for Academic Medicine on its efforts to ensure that it is an accepting, inclusive, diverse and equitable organization. Attached is a link to an article written by Executive Director Richard L. Byyny, MD, FACP, and members of the AΩA Board of Directors, AΩA Chapter Councilors, and AΩA staff.
We hope that the article provides readers with an awareness of the efforts of AΩA, its Chapters, Councilors, and members to ensure that the organization is accepting of all regardless of race, creed, color, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation/identification.