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Opening Doors: Exhibit

Opening Doors exhibit information

About the Exhibit

African Americans have always practiced medicine, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “root doctors.” Early Black physicians became not only skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses, as well as improving health care for African American communities. Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons recognizes this long tradition and those pioneers, by highlighting contemporary surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and mentor younger generations of African American physicians.

Exhibit will be on display in the lobby of the Biomedical Library May 8 - June 17, 2023.

The National Library of Medicine produced this exhibition and companion website



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Justin Robertson
Baugh Biomedical Library Room 215