Every February, the UNC School of Medicine hosts Zollicoffer, a series of events that commemorates over fifty years of minority presence at the UNC School of Medicine and honors Dr. Lawrence Zollicoffer, the fourth African-American graduate from the UNC School of Medicine. Please click here to learn more about the history of Zollicoffer.
The 2017 Zollicoffer - Merrimon Speaker is Frederick Burroughs, MD, who will discuss health disparities and changing communities through engagement on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 12:00pm in the Old Clinic Auditorium.
This year’s banquet celebrates the legacy of Dr. Lawrence Zollicoffer & the spirit of community service and inclusion at UNC School of Medicine as well as honors Dr. Frederick Burroughs contributions to the medical field and recognizes SNMA & LMSA students and their contributions to the community.
Additionally we will recognize the 2017 recipient(s) of the Lawrence Zollicoffer - Alan Cross Community Health Fellowship. We will also recognize honored guests whose commitment to education and dedication to service and diversity contributed to the rich history of UNC School of Medicine
The banquet is Thursday, February 23rd from 6:30 - 8:30pm at the Carolina Club. Registration for the banquet begins on Monday, January 23rd and ends on Monday, February 20, 2017. The SNMA Silent Auction will precede the banquet beginning at 5:00pm.
Payment for the banquet is completed by credit card only through the registration system (if applicable).
For more information, please contact Lisa Long or the Office of Special Programs at (919) 966-7673.
Highlights from Zollicoffer past