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Call for Nominations: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

December 8, 2021

Nominations are open for election into the Delta Zeta chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. You do not need to be a member of AOA to nominate a deserving candidate. The deadline is January 7, 2022. The following are the categories of candidates who will be considered.

  • Alumni: After 10 years or more following graduation, alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professional careers, and are judged on the basis of achievement to be qualified, may be elected to membership. No more than five alumni members per year may be elected.
  • Faculty: The chapter may elect to membership each year up to five College of Medicine faculty members who have distinguished themselves in their professional careers and are judged on the basis of achievement to be qualified. Such faculty members must hold an earned doctoral degree and must have a Drexel faculty appointment.
  • Residents and Fellows: The chapter may elect to membership graduate trainees after their first year of training, based on continued academic achievement, leadership, professionalism, service, teaching or research, with special emphasis on commitment and excellence in teaching medical students. Any resident/fellow who teaches Drexel University College of Medicine students is eligible.

To nominate a candidate, write a nomination letter including a brief description of the nominee's achievements, and obtain a copy of their CV. These documents should be submitted online. The submission site will also ask you to input your first and last name. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Deadline: January 7, 2022. Late or incomplete nominations, including those lacking a CV, will not be considered.

You can check to see if your nominee is already a member by going to the AOA national website Go to “Locate a Member” and enter the last name of your nominee.

Membership Update

If you are an AOA member and would like to join the Delta Zeta Chapter of AOA or if you are a current member and your email or mailing address has changed, please contact Jeanine Gravatt at For more information about the Delta Zeta Chapter, upcoming elections or events, contact AOA Councilor Kathleen Ryan, MD, at