The Christopher C. Fordham Award
This award was established in honor of Dr. Fordham for his outstanding and creative leadership in medical and higher education. Former Dean of the medical school, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, and Chancellor of UNC-CH, Dr. Fordham passed away in 2008. He will long be remembered by the medical and university communities. This award recognizes a graduating student for outstanding and creative leadership at the medical school. Nominations for this award are solicited from the chairs of the departments based on faculty recommendations and from graduating students. Recipient receives a monetary award.