Nominations Sought for the Virtuous Healer Honor Society

You are cordially invited to submit nominations for the NEOMED Virtuous Healer Honor Society (VHHS).

The society's purpose is to recognize NEOMED students who exemplify the attributes of the virtuous healer, including:

  • Altruism
  • Compassion
  • Curiosity
  • Generosity
  • Humility
  • Justice
  • Moral Imagination

The VHHS is composed of NEOMED students and faculty who exemplify the attributes listed above (see definitions of each attribute).

The nomination and selection process are both codified by the VHHS Advisory Committee and reviewed on an annual basis thereafter. The Selection and Advisory Committee along with the VHHS Co-chair select members annually. VHHS members are expected to attend VHHS meetings and meaningfully participate in the planning and implementation of an annual service project, as well as any other projects identified by the VHHS membership or advisors.


All M3 students currently enrolled and in good academic standing are eligible for consideration. You may nominate up to five M3 students for this honor, and you are encouraged to include comments for each nominee explaining the reason for your nomination.

Please fill out the nomination form only once.

Deadline to submit nominations is Sunday, Dec. 4 at 11:59 p.m.

Feel free to contact Dr. Fredrickson at or Ms. Stanger at if you have questions or would like additional information about VHHS.

-- Submitted by L. Austin Fredrickson, M.D. VHHS faculty advisor, and Harmony Stanger, M.B.A. VHHS administrative advisor

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