School of Medicine and Health Sciences inducts Gold Humanism Honor Society members

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GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Eleven medical students from the Doctor of Medicine Class of 2019 at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) on June 18 at the School’s 10 th annual GHHS induction ceremony in Grand Forks.

The event’s keynote speaker John J. Hagan, MD, clinical associate professor of internal medicine at the UND SMHS, is a 2011 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.

Limited to fifteen percent of the senior class, the Class of 2019 inductees were selected through a process that included peer nomination and subsequent confirmation by the School’s Gold Humanism Honor Society Oversight Committee. Students considered for chapter membership are in good academic standing and are recognized for their outstanding humanistic behaviors.

Honorees from the Class of 2019, and their hometowns, are the following