Nominations sought for the Virtuous Healer Honor Society

You are invited to submit nominations for the NEOMED Virtuous Healer Honor Society (VHHS). The purpose of VHHS is to recognize NEOMED students who exemplify the attributes of the virtuous healer, including:

  • altruism
  • compassion
  • curiosity
  • generosity
  • humility
  • justice and
  • moral imagination

The VHHS is composed of NEOMED students and faculty who exemplify the attributes listed above (see attachment for 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 5 (five) M3 students for this honor and are encouraged to also include comments for each nominee explaining the reason for your nomination. Please only fill out the form once. Deadline to submit nominations is Friday, Nov.17 at 11:59 p.m.

Self-nominations will not be accepted.

Nomination link:

Best wishes,

L. Austin Fredrickson, M.D.
VHHS Faculty Advisor

Jeffrey G. Mellott, Ph.D.
VHHS Faculty Advisor

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