Turner graduates medical school

Published 11:04 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Dr. Amy Michelle Turner from Landrum graduated Friday, May 17, 2013 from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Turner received the Degree of Doctor of Medicine.

Dr. Turner will move to Boston, Mass. where she will be a resident at Boston’s Children’s Hospital.

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Graduation activities began Wednesday, May 15 at MUSC’s Honors Graduate Luncheon. Turner was honored as the first honor graduate of her graduating class.

Following the luncheon she attended an awards Convocation.  Turner received the following awards: The Henry Tracy Ivy Award (presented to the first honor graduate of the graduating class); The Glasgow-Rubin Certificate of Commendation (certificate given by the American Medical Women’s Association to women who have demonstrated scholarly achievement); and The Charles Pinckney Darby Jr. Award (awarded to a student who is planning a career in pediatrics and who demonstrated superb clinical skills and character traits of judgment, concerned care and compassion for children and their families). She was also recognized as having been elected as a junior to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

The College of Medicine Hippocratic Oath and Hooding ceremonies were conducted Thursday, May 16.

– article submitted
by Patricia Turner