UW Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

UW Alpha Omega Alpha

Welcome to the home of University of Washington’s Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society. This website aims to provide information about what AOA entails, the current projects AOA is sponsoring, and how you can get involved with these projects. See the links above for more information!

Alpha Omega Alpha, founded in 1902, is the national medical honor society. Its mission statement is: “AOA is dedicated to the believe that in the profession of medicine we will improve care for all by recognizing high educational achievement, honoring gifted teaching, encouraging the development of leaders in academia and the community, supporting the ideals of humanism, and promoting service to others.​”

Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. A lifelong honor, membership in the society confers recognition for a physician’s dedication to the profession and art of healing.