Arnold P. Gold Foundation
The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) is a national organization that aims to instill and sustain a culture of respect, dignity and compassion for patients and professionals in the healthcare environment. It seeks to The GHHS chapter in SOM was founded in 2005 by Brendan Byrne, Chih Chuang, Roman Czubatyj, Minda Patt, Jenese Reynolds, and Kristoffer Sugg. For more information about the SOM chapter, visit their extension site here.
Residents in WSUGME sole-sponsored programs are eligible for induction into GHHS. Candidates can be nominated by medical students, fellow residents, or faculty.
A Otolaryngology resident, Dr. Michael Chung, was recently the recipient of the Gold Humanism Honor Society Award. This award recognizes individuals "who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who can serve as models, mentors, and leaders in medicine." For a profile of Dr. Chung, see here.
For more information about the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the Gold Humanism Honor Society, please visit The Arnold P. Gold Foundation.