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Shi Wei, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Anatomic Pathology, and Senior Scientist, Experimental Therapeutics, O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Rana Aldrees, M.D., PGY4, have been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA) at University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Wei and Aldrees were chosen from among his peers based on his high academic achievement and his demonstration of leadership, professionalism, research, teaching, and service. 

AΩA was founded in 1902 as an organization dedicated to honoring academic achievement, professionalism and exceptional teaching in the field of medicine. A member of AΩA espouses the commitment to leadership, scholarship, professionalism and service in the medical field. There are currently 132 chapters in medical schools in the United States, and more than 200,000 members have been elected since the society's founding. About 4,000 students, alumni, house staff, and faculty are elected each year. AΩA is a leading advocate for scholarly attainment and moral purpose in medicine.

bruce alexander 2008 1Shi Wei, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Anatomic Pathology 

Aldrees edited2Rana Aldrees, M.D., PGY4