Forty-four inductees join Gold Humanism Honor Society

September 29, 2016

Newly inducted members of the Gold Humanism Honor Society after the ceremony | Photo By Tim Yates

Thirty-six IU School of Medicine students, six residents and two faculty members were inducted into the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society during a special ceremony on Sept. 23 in Walther Hall Auditorium on the IUPUI campus. The mission of the Gold Humanism Honor Society is to recognize individuals “who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine.” The society honors medical students, residents, fellows and physician teachers who demonstrate excellence in humanistic clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.

Class of 2017 student inductees
Arabelle Abellard
Brent Bagley*
Allen Barton
Kelsey Booth
Trevor Crafts
Anton Crepinsek
Taylor Curry
Carter Duggan
Susan Ellsperman
Christian Frye
Amy Fuhs
Lauren Gustafson
Audrey Hessong
Jessica Houk
Andrew Huck
Aava Khatiwada
Lindsay Leech
Janice Lin Farlow
Joshua Lukas*
Brittany McCoy
Jillian Menegotto
Cameron Metzger
Erica Park*
Tanav Popli
Colin Ridenour
James Rizkalla
Patrick Schwartz
Nadine Shabeeb
Blair Skinner
Alexander Snyder
Andrew Srisuwananukorn
Cullen Taylor
Stephanie Tica
Wyatt Wilson
Erica Zanath
Raquel Zemtsov
*Chapter officers
Resident physician inductees
Paul M. Eckerle, MD, Internal Medicine
Tyler A. Evans, MD, Plastic Surgery
Kathleen J. Holland, MD, Pediatrics
Paul A. LaPenna, DO, Neurology
Steven D. Mong, DO, General Surgery
Amira B. Zaid, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Faculty inductees
David E. Matthews, MD, associate professor of clinical surgery
Joanne M. Wojcieszek, MD, associate professor of clinical neurology, and neuroscience clerkship director