Thursday, February 22nd Events

The 37th Zollicoffer-Merrimon Lectureship
The Zollicoffer Lectureship was established in 1981 by members of the UNC chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) with the support of Dean Bondurant of the UNC School of Medicine. Named in honor of Lawrence Zollicoffer, MD the lecture is intended to increase the awareness of minority health issues and introduce the student body to dynamic minority role models in the field of medicine. In 2004, the Merrimon Family joined in providing support to this program.
Lecturer: William Lynn Weaver, MD
Date: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Old Clinic Auditorium
Registration: Not required

SNMA Silent Auction and Reception
Each year the UNC SOM chapter of the Student National Medical Association hosts a Silent Auction during the Zollicoffer events to benefit a community non-profit such as a local mentoring program for elementary students.
Date: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Carolina Club
Registration: Not required; please remember to register for the banquet.

Zollicoffer-Merrimon Banquet
The 37th Annual Zollicoffer-Merrimon Banquet is our annual event that honors our lecturer as well as recognizes the contributions of our SNMA, LMSA and QSA students to the community this past year, award the Zollicoffer-Cross Community Health Fellowship and honors some special guests in attendance.
Date: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Carolina Club

Friday, February 23rd Events

Zollicoffer Committee presents the documentary “Raising Bertie”
Debuting in 2017, Raising Bertie follows several young men of color in rural, eastern NC as they navigate coming of age in an area with significant barriers to education, healthcare, and economic advancement. Join us for a screening of the film and conversation following surrounding the anvil of poverty and mechanisms for change.
Date: Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB) 2204

Saturday, February 24th Events

Zollicoffer committee presents “Moving from Dialogue to Action:” A Community Problem Solving Project
The Zollicoffer committee is committed to developing programs that not only enrich underdeveloped communities but also effectively addresses everyday issues and struggles that serve as deterrents to meaningful growth and individual success. Accordingly, the 2018 Zollicoffer community service project will be a think tank that brings together a multidisciplinary group of community leaders, health professionals, education pioneers, students and administrative staff that think of actionable ways to address the issues in rural and urban communities like Bertie and Durham Counties, NC.
Date: Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Bondurant Hall G100 (PDF Version)