MSU College of Human Medicine students earn honor
The Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, UP Campus, announces that four of its fourth-year medical students were recently inducted into the national honor medical society, Alpha Omega Alpha. This honor is given to students who have demonstrated strong academic performance as well as scholarship, leadership, professional and community service. The MSU College of Human Medicine, UP Campus 2020 inductees include: Lindsey Kiiskila of Romeo, Michigan; Collin LaPorte of Missoula, Montana; Darrell Kohli of Rapid River; and Ellen Wiitala of Marquette. “Membership into this society offers a distinction that many aspire to,” said Susan Tincknell, director of student programs for UP Clinical Campus, “it’s an honor and a privilege that can have positive impacts for our medical students.” Eligible medical students are nominated in their third or fourth years of medical school. Alpha Omega Alpha promotes professionalism, scholarship, leadership and service to others. Eligibility for induction includes medical students, residents, fellows and physicians throughout their career.