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04/27/11  Portland, Ore.

GHHS Newsletter 2The OHSU School of Medicine became the 92nd National Chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) at a ceremony in the OHSU Auditorium on April 22.

“The Gold Humanism Honor Society exists to recognize, create and perpetually guard and advocate for humanism wherever we find it, in our country and around the world,” said Jacqueline Mintz, PhD, Executive Director of the GHHS within the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Thirteen faculty members and residents were inducted at the ceremony, along with 13 members of the Class of 2012. Click here for a list of those honored.

“I congratulate those of you who have pushed for the creation of this Chapter and look forward to working with you to place the founding principles of the Gold movement, elevating the values of humanism and professionalism, at the center of our work and teaching,” said faculty inductee James B. Reuler, MD, MACP, Professor, Department of Medicine.

“OHSU has a culture and perception of being committed to service and humanism,” said Elizabeth Grant, MD, Resident in the Department of Family Medicine and Chapter Founder. “The OHSU Chapter gives students an internal structure and platform from which to pursue projects in humanism.”

Photo: Gold Humanism Honor Society inductees gather after the ceremony.