Students who demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation, and commitment to service have the opportunity to receive recognition of their excellence by according them the designation of Doctor of Medicine with Honors in Service, at the time of graduation.
To receive this recognition, the student must perform significant
service to the community or the medical college, and submit an original
scholarly paper related to the work, under the sponsorship of a
faculty member. Student applicants determined by a Service Committee
to have fulfilled these criteria will be considered for receiving
the Honors in Service recognition at Commencement.