University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Education



The UVM College of Medicine honors student excellence through Graduation with Honors and two national honor societies, the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Society and the Gold Humanism Society.


Aoa students

Alpha Omega Alpha

The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society is composed of fourth-year medical students who have demonstrated excellence in leadership, research, professionalism, service to the school and community and clinical acumen. Distinguished faculty members are also eligible for election into AOA as Honorary Members. Visit the national Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.


Gold Humanism Awards 2012Gold Humanism Honor Society

The purpose of the Gold Humanism Honor Society chapter is to recognize those students who have demonstrated outstanding personal/interpersonal characteristics in their interactions with fellow students/teachers/staff and/or patients and their families. The selection of students for this honor is obtained from students within the class using a peer evaluation survey and from members of our faculty and staff. Visit the national Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Medical Student Awards

More than 30 awards to medical students are presented for achievement in academics and demonstration of excellence in medical.
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Class Awards

These awards, voted on by medical students, recognize excellence in teaching, support and commitment to the attributes of professionalism, humanism, compassion and attributes that exemplify the best physicians, teachers and citizens.
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