Sixteen Selected for Gold Humanism Honor Society

Sixteen Selected for Gold Humanism Honor Society

The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) announces the election of individuals for induction into the GHHS this year. The GHHS honors medical students, residents, and physician teachers for their demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.

The following 11 medical students of the PLFSOM class of 2016 were selected by their peers for membership in the GHHS: Tamanie Eller-Yeager, Joshua Kallman, Joshua Lampley, Susana Lampley, Gloria Lee, Victoria Nunez, Catherine O’Krafka, Lindsay Page, Jessica Phillips, Leigha Sharp, and Jennifer West. Congratulations to you all.
This year, three resident physicians were selected by the PLFSOM medical students for induction into the GHHS. These residents are Dhiekson Silva, M.D., resident in Family and Community Medicine, Michelle Iglesias, M.D., resident in Family and Community Medicine, and Arun Joseph, M.D., resident in Pediatrics. These residents were recognized as compassionate clinicians and role models by the medical students.
In addition, the members of the GHHS have selected two faculty members for induction into the Society. The first is Harry E. Davis, M.D., associate professor, Department of Internal Medicine. The second faculty member selected for membership is Michael Parsa, M.D,. FAAEM, assistant professor, Department of Emergency Medicine. “The medical students recognized these faculty members for their demonstrated humanitarian values, commitment to excellence, and dedication to teaching,” said Gordon Woods, M.D., MHPE, FACP, associate professor of medicine and college master, TTUHSC Paul L. Foster SOM, and Adviser for the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

The new members will be honored during an induction ceremony in March.