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Galter Health Sciences Library's poster featured as an adjunct to the U.S. National Library of Medicine's traveling exhibit, Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons. [on display at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Lurie Medical Research Building and Galter Pavilion atrium of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL from March-April, 2008].

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Resource type(s)
Biography
Keyword
Surgery
Hospitals
African Americans
Northwestern University Medical School
alumnus
Rights
Attribution 3.0 United States

Creator
Sims, Ronald H
Abstract
Daniel Hale Williams, MD was Northwestern Universitys first African American medical school graduate. He was one of the founders of Provident Hospital on Chicago's south side. He performed the first open heart surgery. He was Surgeon-in-Chief at the Freedman's Hospital in Washington, D.C., Professor of Clinical Surgery at Meharry Medical College, and a surgeon at St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago, Ill. He was a founder of the National Medical Association.
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DigitalHub. Galter Health Sciences Library
Date Created
2008
Language
English
Subject: MESH
African Americans
Surgeons
Academic Medical Centers--history
History of Medicine
Subject: Geographic Name
Chicago (Ill.)
Subject: Name
Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill,). Medical School
Provident Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)
DOI
10.18131/G3HS3J
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ark:/c8131/g3hs3j

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