Tag Archive for ‘black surgeons’

Trailblazing Women Minority Surgeons: Dr. Dorothy L. Brown: Surgeon, Legislator, and Teacher

Dr. Brown overcame many obstacles on her path to becoming the first Black woman general surgeon Fellow of the ACS.

The Buxton Mission School, the Original “Pipeline” of Black Surgeons: Part 1

Describes the founding of the Buxton Mission School, which provided a classical education to Black students in Canada in the mid-19th century.

ACS Releases New Book Exploring the History of Black Surgeons and Surgery in America

Black Surgeons and Surgery in America, published by the ACS, highlights overlooked figures in U.S.  medical history who contributed to major advancements in healthcare and describes the background of health disparities in this country.


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