Gold Humanism Honor Society Announces Induction of New Members

Gold Humanism Honor Society Announces Induction of New Members

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) announces the induction of members 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.

Eleven medical students of the Paul L. Foster SOM class of 2015 were selected by their peers for membership in the GHHS: Andrew Billnitzer, Rahul Chhana, Lowell Ellerbrook, Laura Hahn, Jay Jackson, Jeffrey Mohlman, Kanika Monga, Chetna Pande, Michael Sipple, Maricarmen Stout, and Ritik Tiwari.

This year for the first time, three resident physicians were selected by the medical students for induction into the GHHS.  Residents are Kyle Biggs, M.D., Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Rahul Rasheed, M.D., Dept. of Surgery, and Safia Khan, M.D., Dept of Family Medicine. These residents were recognized as compassionate clinicians and role models by the medical students.

In addition for the first time, the members of the GHHS have selected two clinical faculty members for induction into the society:  Bert E. Johansson, M.D., Ph.D., clinical associate professor, Department of Pediatrics, and Maureen D. Francis, M.D., FACP, clinical associate professor and college master, Department of Medical Education, TTUHSC Paul L. Foster SOM. The two faculty members were recognized for their demonstrated humanitarian values, commitment to excellence, and dedication to teaching.