Thomas Pitts Lectureship

Cancelled: Current Lectureship

Due to concerns regarding coronavirus (COVID-19), the 26th Annual Thomas A. Pitts Memorial Lectureship in Medical Ethics on Thursday, March 26, 2020 has been cancelled.

2020 Pitts Lecture


Thomas Antley PittsThomas Antley Pitts, II, M.D. (1893-1991) served as a member of the Board of the Medical University of South Carolina for thirty-six years and served as its chairman for twenty-five of those years. He left a substantial bequest to the Medical University of South Carolina to endow “a series of lectures on medical ethics.” The series has become known as the Pitts Memorial Lectureship, and has been held annually since 1993.

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