October 2, 2017Three medical students receiving their clinical education at the College were selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The students are Salmaan Kamal, Paul Strickland and Ben Walters. Alpha Omega Alpha is a professional medical organization that recognizes excellence in scholarship and outstanding commitment and dedication to caring for others. In its role as a regional campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, the College provides clinical education to a portion of third- and fourth-year medical students. About 3,000 students, alumni and faculty are elected to Alpha Omega Alpha each year. The top 25 percent of a medical school class is eligible for nomination to the honor society, and up to 16 percent may be selected. The society has 120 chapters in medical schools throughout the United States and has elected more than 150,000 members since its founding in 1902.