2009 GHHS Inaugural Induction Overview
The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga is pleased to annouce that the inaugural induction of the UT College of Medicine Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) was held on Friday, April 17, 2009, in conjunction with the Harold Alper, MD, Humanitarian Community Lecture and Luncheon, from Noon - 2 PM in the Tennessee Room of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Conference Center. Sixteen members of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Class of 2010, nominated by peer and faculty selection, were honored as the first inductees at this inaugural event:
Dr. Jacqueline A. Mintz, Executive Director for the national Gold Humanism Honor Society, attended the induction to mark this prestigious event.
The Gold Humanism Honor Society was established to foster, recognize, and the values of humanism and professionalism in medicine, and to inspire, nurture, and sustain lifelong advocates and activists for compassionate patient care. Those chosen for membership must exemplify empathy, altruism, compassion, integrity, and service in their relationships with patients and others in the field of medicine.