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Seven PURCH Students Inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society

April 26, 2022
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Honored for Their Patient-centered Care

Seven medical students in the Population-based Urban and Rural Community Health track have been selected by their peers and mentors for induction into the UMass Chan Medical School Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

When they graduate in 2023 and apply for residency training, they will be distinguished by a Gold Humanism Honor Society identifier placed on their electronic residency application to indicate their membership in this prestigious society.

Congratulations to Our Student Inductees

  • Ashvin Antony
  • Hannah Lynn Caringal
  • Joseph Douglass
  • Theo Eldore
  • Mary Marchese
  • Sabahat Rahman
  • Emily Vicks
  • Jaclyn Wong

Gold Humanism Honor Society Oath

I pledge by all that I hold dear as a Physician:
I will Care for my patients with Compassion, Respect, Empathy, Integrity and Clinical Excellence;
I will Listen to my patients with my whole being;
I will Advocate for each patient as a unique individual;
I will Serve as a role model and mentor to promote humanism in health care;
I will Remember always the healing power of acts of caring;
I will Dedicate myself to joining with others to make health care optimal for all.

About the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Since 2002 the Gold Humanism Honor Society, a signature program of  The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, has recognized students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. With  more than 160 chapters in medical schools and residency programs, there are more than 35,000 members in training and practice. The Gold Foundation also designed the White Coat Ceremony, a beloved ritual for first-year medical students and their families.


Class of 2022 Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductees