Student Affairs Office

Student Affairs Office2018-09-04T11:41:16+00:00

Student Affairs Office


We remain available to the entire student body should they have any questions or concerns. Feel free to stop by our office located at:

1853 West Polk Street, 112 CMW
Chicago, Illinois 60612
Phone: (312) 996-2450

Please follow the link to view the The College of Medicine Medical Student Guide

Student Achievements

Dr. C. M. Craig Fellows for Summer Research 2016:

The Craig Fellowship is designed to enable first year medical students the ability to conduct research under the guidance of a UI COM faculty member. The Craig Fellowship is a highly competitieve summer program. Please join us in congratulating this year’s selected fellows.

Congratulations to the 2016 Craig Fellowship winners!

Student NamePerforming research in:Comments
Ansong, EmmanuelMedicine/Hematology/Oncology
Bhat, PradhanGastroenterology and Hepatology
Bhimani, AbhirajNeurosurgery
Burhani, MansoorPhysiology & BiophysicsFerguson/Craig Fellow
Carroll, TimothyGastroenterology and Hepatology
Cedermaz, JonathanEmergency medicine
Darwish, DanaMedicineIM-Craig Fellow
Goh, VivienMedicine/Nephrology
Hsu, MichaelAnatomy and Cell Biology
Ledezma, KarinaMedicine/CardiologyIM-Craig Fellow
Macrinici, VictorDermatology
Michael, RamanOpthamology & Visual Services
O’Neil, ChristopherOpthamology & Visual Services
Patel, RonakMinimally Invasive Surgery
Patel, TakshakaNephrology
Rafidi, RobertPsychiatry
Shi, KevinSurgery
Stelman, ClaraAnesthesiologyFAER/Craig Fellow
Wang, ErikSurgery
Wondmagegn, AdmasPhysiology
Yost, GardnerBioengineering

For previous listings, see the Craig Fellowship History page

In 2004 The University of Illinois College of Medicine (UI COM) formed a local chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) here at the Chicago campus of the College of Medicine to recognize outstanding humanistic activity among students.

As Co-Chairs of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago GHHS Chapter, we are delighted to announce the Class of 2019 GHHS inductees listed below. Congratulations!

Class of 2019

Moriyike Akinosun

Faisal Akram

Amanda Bailey

Rachel Bervell

Pradhan Bhat

Gianna Bosco

Camila Castellanos

Anne Williams Darrow

Pyone David

Tegan Gomez

Andrew Gorton

Andrew Harkins

Natalia Hajnas

Alessandra Hirsch

Yu-hui Huang

Lih-Chiao Hsu

Joanna Jaros

Prateek Kumar

Mary Claire McGlynn

Antoinette Price

Hilary Renaldy

Iyesha Robinson

Isabelle Sanchez

Kevin Shi

James Stinson

Gwyneth Sullivan

Benjamin Vazquez

Sumana Vardhan

Gardner Yost

Co-Chair – Sean M. Blitzstein, MD
Director, Psychiatry Clerkship
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Illinois at Chicago

Co-Chair- Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD
Professor and Associate Head, Faculty Development & Research
Macy Faculty Scholar
Director, Patient-centered Medicine Scholars Program
Director, Interprofessional Approaches to Health Disparities
Co-Director, ENGAGE-IL
President, South Asian Public Health Association
Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago

For previous listings, see our Membership History

Alpha Omega Alpha

AOA Induction Ceremony 2018-2019: Information Coming Soon

For a list of Junior members for class of 2018-2019, please visit our member page on the AOA website.

AOA Induction Ceremony 2017-2018

DATE: May 10, 2018

TIME: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

LOCATION: Faculty Alumni Lounge

It is a pleasure to announce the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society members:

Junior Class of 2018

Asher, Rachel
Gossett, Paull
Hatcher, Amalia
Meisner, Jay
Muniz, Joshua
Prescott, Kevin
Speigel, Philip
Verma, Divya
Winter, Ian

Senior Class of 2018

Blessing, Paul
Deng, Han
Dunham, Theresa
Fang, Kexin
Goldenberg, Joseph
Kobayashi, Kenji
Lee, Ryan
Looman, Mark
Marcus, Charles
Naureckas, Patrick
Ayak, Ashwin
Patel, Bhavik
Riederman, Brett
Schmidt, Gregory
Shang, Margaret
Thompson, Trevor
Zhu, Yuli
Zubenko, Alexandra
Zwicky, Kristen

Alpha Omega Alpha is organized for educational purposes exclusively and not for profit, and its aims shall be the promotion of scholarship and research in medical schools, the encouragement of a high standard of character and conduct among medical students and graduates, and the recognition of high attainment in medical science, practice, and related fields. For more information about AOA please visit the web site