Julie Story Byerley, MD, MPH, is the Vice Dean for Education and Chief Education Officer for the UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Byerley is responsible for the curriculum and programs for medical students, including student admissions, assessments, meeting accreditation standards and oversight of student affairs. Also, she contributes to the direction of Graduate Medical Education at UNC Hospitals.
Dr. Byerley is a professor of pediatrics and Vice Chair for Education in the Pediatrics Department. She practices as a general pediatrician in the inpatient setting at UNC Hospitals, with clinical focus on diagnostic dilemmas and the care of patients with complex conditions.
Dr. Byerley earned a BA in Physics at Rhodes College. Before attending medical school at Duke University, she worked as a high school science teacher. She completed her Pediatrics Residency and Chief Residency at UNC and earned a Master’s of Public Health at UNC in Maternal and Child Health. She has been a member of the UNC faculty since 2002.