UMMC honors internal medicine chair's contributionsPublished on Monday, July 13, 2015 Published on July 13, 2015 UMMC leadership extends its sympathy to the family of former internal medicine chair Dr. William Little in appreciation for his contributions to the academic health sciences center. William Little, M.D. Little?A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. William Little, professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, is scheduled from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, July 17, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.Little died unexpectedly July 9 while working at the Medical Center. He was the holder of UMMC's Lehan Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine and a fellow of the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the American Heart Association or the William C. Little, M.D. Memorial Fund at UMMC. The fund can be accessed on the Office of Development's website at https://www.umc.edu/giveto/ - select "Donate Now" and search for the fund under "School of Medicine Options."