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Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons home banner written in yellow and black text. Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons home banner written in yellow and black text. Pioneers written in black text with a light blue background. Above the text is an image of three surgeons standing in an operating room performing surgery with several nurses and attendants observing.  Courtesy Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University. Contemporary Pioneers written in white text with a purple background. Above the text is an image of Alexa Canady preparing for surgery. Courtesy Detroit Free Press/Hugh Glannum. New Frontiers written in black text with a blue background. bove the text is an image of a head shot of a women surgeon wearing a mask, cap and protective eyewear.  Courtesy Sharon Henry, M.D. and Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services Systems. History written in black text with a yellow background. Above the text is an image of an illustration of a building with a flag flying at the top. Courtesy National Library of Medicine.

Traveling Exhibition banner written in white text with a yellow background

Opening Doors is a collaborative effort between the National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore, the largest African American museum on the east coast of the United States. The exhibition is a celebration of the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education.Exhibit installed at the National Library of Medicine

Beginning in the summer of 2007, a traveling version of Opening Doors will be available to qualified institutions.

If your institution is interested in hosting this exhibition, please contact:
Jill L. Newmark, nlmtravelingexhibits@nlm.nih.gov .

View the current tour itinerary.

 Exhibition Specifications

Category Specifications
Contents: 6 roll-up panels and structure
Square feet: 500-700 sq. ft.
Shipping: To Be Determined
Packing: Exhibition is packed in two
plastic wheeled graphics tubes
Booking
Period:
12-weeks (Copy 1 and 2)
8-weeks (Copy 3)
Tour Begins: Summer 2007