Gold Humanism Honor Society Richard Sarkin, MD—Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter

Medical students, residents and faculty are inducted annually into the society in the Spring.

Watch the 2020 Virtual Induction Ceremony!

Visit our YouTube channel to view the ceremony where we inducted forty new students, residents and faculty members to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. The ceremony took place on Thursday, June 11, 2020.

The Gold Humanism Honor Society honors students and physicians for their commitment to providing excellent, compassionate care, as well as for their dedication to patients and families.

2020 Inductees

Class of 2021 Students

Claudia Aghaie
Natalia Alexandridi
Isabel Armendi
Jesse Cole
Victoria Cranwell
Timothy Felong
Thomas Fiorica
Jennifer George
Victoria Gosy
Angela Grassi
Jenna Herskind
Mark Lawler
Jordan Levine
Samantha Loria
Jenna Lynch
Alexandra Marrone
Mark Pryshlak
Marc Ruszaj
Ryan Salemme
Matthew Simson
Natasha Singh
Christine Toufexis
Robert Welliver


Dr. Sarah Ackah, Department of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Othman S. Akhtar, Department of Hematology and Oncology
Dr. Shervin Badkhshan, Department of Urology
Dr. Mausma I. Bawa, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Travis G. Blanton, Department of Anesthesilogy
Dr. Chanel J. Fernandez, Department of Internal Medicine
Dr. Itivrita Goyal, Department of Medicine
Dr. Camille A. Gutierrez, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Harold Hamann, Department of Urology
Dr. Brian I. Ludwig, Department of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ali Mahdavi Fard, Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. Manu R. Pandey, Department of Hematology and Oncology
Dr. Goda Savulionyte, Department of Surgery


Dr. Kelly D. Berchou, Department of Medicine
Dr. Vernon C. Clifton, Department of Medicine
Dr. Peter F. Kowalski, Department of Family Medicine
Dr. Archana Mishra, Department of Medicine


Howard R. Goldstein, MD '74 Memorial Humanitarium Scholarship

This scholarship honors a fourth year medical student who demonstrates a humanitarian spirit and dedication to the welfare of others. The 2020 recipient of the Howard R. Goldstein, MD '74 Memorial Humanitarian Scholarship is Aaron Bola, MD '20!