Named for Robert C. Cefalo MD, PhD
•Professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology in the UNC School of Medicine
•Director of the medical residency and fellowship programs at UNC hospitals for 25 years.
•A Boston native who earned his undergraduate degree at Boston College, his medical degree from Tufts University and his PhD from Georgetown.
•In 1956, he entered the U.S. Navy where he completed his residency training and served until he joined the UNC faculty in 1979.
•In 2007, he received the Courage to Lead Award from the American Council on Graduate Medical Education.
•Dr. Cefalo embodies the leadership skills and commitment to educating future physicians that we hope to nurture in our students.