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Pi Delta National Honor Society

Pi Delta National Honor Society — Beta Chapter Pi Delta is the National Podiatric Honor Society demonstrating high standards of intellectual and scholarly activity. A student may become a candidate for active membership in the Pi Delta Honor Society and participate in chapter activities and meetings who:

  • Has a grade point average of at least 90 percent (3.6/4.0) or its equivalent.
  • Is in the top 20 percent of his/her class.
  • Has completed a minimum of two years of scholastic work applicable toward the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.
  • Possesses an aptitude for achievement in the art and science of podiatric medicine.
  • Possesses high moral character.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.

Active membership may be granted after the second year to the podiatric medical student who:

  • Has a grade point average of at least 90 percent (3.6/4.0) or its equivalent.
  • Has completed a suitable scholarly activity as determined by the Pi Delta advisor at the institution in which the student is enrolled. The possibilities include: Preparation of a paper suitable for publication. The format of the paper is to be designated by the individual college.
  • Active involvement in a research project that includes a written description by the student of his/her participation in the project and verification of participation by the principal investigator.
  • Completion of an oral or poster presentation at a national, state, local or institutional meeting.
  • Possesses an aptitude for achievement in the art and science of podiatric medicine.
  • Possesses high moral character.
  • Demonstrates leadership ability.

For questions contact the Office of Student Affairs.