Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture to be given by Ronald Falk, MD

The annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Ronald Falk, MD, Allen Brewster Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Director, UNC Kidney Center. The title of the lecture is, "The Essential Need for a Climate of Curiosity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story." It will take place Oct. 3.

When Oct 03, 2011
from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Alumni Halls, Carolina Club
Contact Name Marie Mitchell
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A reception will immediately follow the lecture at 6:30 p.m.

About the Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lectureship
The Dean and Advisory Committee of the School of Medicine established the Norma Berryhill Lectureship in September 1984.  The Lectureship has two essential components:  (1) a Lecture to be given annually by a tenured or tenure track member of the faculty of the Medical School; and (2) a convocation of the Medical School to be held at the time of the Lecture and at which new faculty members will be recognized.

The aims of the Lectureship are twofold.  First, the selection of the Norma Berryhill Lecturer is meant to honor a member of the faculty whose accomplishments have added distinction to the Medical School.

Second, the convocation is intended to further a sense of community within the Medical School.  Because Mrs. Berryhill was a major factor in developing this sense, the Lectureship was named in her honor.