G. Rainey Williams Lecture

After his death, Dr. Williams' spirit was honored with the creation of the G. Rainey Williams Lecture in 1997.

THE FIRST G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (September 13, 1997)
"History of the Department of Surgery"
Donald R. Carter, M.D.

THE SECOND G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (September 25, 1999)
"The Development of Vascular Surgery as an Example of the Relationship Between Basic Research and Clinical Advancement"
Lynn H. Harrison, Jr., M.D.

THE THIRD G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (September 22, 2001)
"Surgical Training Then and Now"
Ronald C. Elkins, M.D.

THE FOURTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (September 20, 2003)
"Improving on Improvement: Paths to Improvement in Surgery"
Robert G. Johnson, M.D.

THE FIFTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (October 1, 2005)
"
The Other Whipple"
John R. Potts, III, M.D.    

THE SIXTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE ((November 14, 2008)
"Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasms (IPMNs) A Surgical Epidemic"
Keith D. Lillemoe, M.D.

THE SEVENTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (October 15, 2010)
"Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism in Elective Surgery is a Trojan Horse"
Hiram C. Polk, Jr.,  M.D.

THE EIGHTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (March 1, 2013)
"A Tale of Three Cancers"
Andrew L. Warshaw, M.D.

THE NINTH G. RAINEY WILLIAMS LECTURE (October 28, 2016)
"The development of total parenteral nutrition (tpn)"
Stanley J. Dudrick, M.D.