Born in Toronto; graduated from UofT Faculty of Medicine in 1944. Postgraduate study (internal medicine) at University of Minnesota. In 1951, appointed to the staff of Toronto General Hospital: the first Jewish physician appointed to a full-time position in the UofT Department of Medicine.
1964: Chief of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital (until 1977)
Barnet Berris Chair of Cancer Research, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Barnet Berris Lectureship in Medicine (Mount Sinai Hospital)
Berris, Barnet. Medicine, My Story. 2001