The Gold Humanism Honor Society
Six new doctors were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society at the MSIH 2018 Medical School Graduation Ceremony in May.
Awarded to medical students and physicians who demonstrate unusual commitment to service, the graduates were selected by MSIH faculty and their peers for their work in global health and their commitment to humanism.
Gold Standard in Healthcare
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s goal is to create the “Gold Standard” in healthcare – compassionate, collaborative and scientifically excellent care – to support clinicians throughout their careers, so the humanistic passion that motivates them at the beginning of their education is sustained throughout their practice.
The Foundation works with healthcare professionals to ensure that compassion, respect and empathy are at the core of their healthcare interactions. More than 130 top medical schools are members of the Foundation – with a handful outside North America. One Chapter of the Foundation is MSIH.
570 Graduates in 20 Years
The award took place as part of the 16th Graduation Ceremony of MSIH that saw 27 new doctors receive their diplomas. This brings the total number of MSIH physicians working around the world to 570.
“We have several celebrations this year,” said Prof. Mark Clarfield, MSIH Director. “Although it’s our 16th ceremony, this year we’re celebrating 20 years since the school’s creation. As an added bonus, the entire class matched in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) – likely a first for an international medical school anywhere in the world.
We are immensely proud of all of our students, but particularly for those receiving the prestigious Gold Humanism Honor Society Award.”
The new Gold Humanism inductees (from left to right in the above photo) are:
- Dr. Eva-Chava Bernfeld
- Dr. Aaron Zweig
- Dr. Luisa Bonilla Hernandez
- Dr. Sumath Kamalakannan
- Dr. Joy Moy
- Dr. Sahar Romem