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Whitehead Lecturer and Award Ceremony
August 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The UNC SOM Student Government, formerly known as the Whitehead Medical Society, was named in honor of Richard H. Whitehead, M.D. who served as Dean from 1890 to 1905. The Whitehead Lecture was established in 1947 to recognize the high standards and leadership of Dr. Whitehead. It has been an annual event since 1980. The lecturer is nominated and voted on by UNC SOM students, and chosen by UNC SOM Student Government representatives. The selection is based on qualities of leadership, dedication, and devotion to medicine and teaching. A certificate is given in recognition of distinguished contribution to the science and art of medicine designating the recipient an Honorary Member of the Whitehead Society. Being elected to deliver the Whitehead Lecture is among the highest honors for faculty members at the School of Medicine.
August 4, 2021 at noon
Virtual zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/91579333589?pwd=R3lYSVBoM2xYSzE2SUVFRDBxQUpUZz09