Published April 1, 2020
Thirty-four medical students, three residents and two faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.
Election to AOA is a lifelong honor that signifies a commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism and service to the art of healing.
The following medical students and residents have been inducted:
The two faculty members inducted this year are both alumni.
Susan J. Gallagher, MD ’82, clinical associate professor of medicine, was clerkship director for third- and fourth-year required medical clerkships for many years. For the third-year students, she developed a practical examination to assess interpretation of commonly encountered problems on chest radiographs, ECGs, hematologic smears, microbiologic samples and electrolyte disorders.
Additionally, she sees patients through UBMD Internal Medicine.
David L. Marchetti, MD ’78, is a clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology. He is well known for his radical upper abdominal and extended pelvic resection surgical technique.
All new inductees will receive official certificates from the Epsilon Chapter Executive Committee. Members are:
Councilor — Frank T. Schimpfhauser, PhD, associate dean for curriculum