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Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

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An African American doctor performing surgeryOpening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

The role of African Americans as health care providers in the history of medicine is a story often overlooked. Yet, as physicians, healers, midwives, or “root doctors,” African Americans have always practiced medicine. Early black physicians not only became skilled practitioners, but also educators and trailblazers, paving the way for future physicians, surgeons, and nurses and opening doors to better health care for African American communities. Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons recognizes the achievements of these pioneers by examining this long tradition and highlighting contemporary surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields.

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Opening Doors:

Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons

Available Dates

  • November 23, 2015 - January 02, 2016Book Now
  • March 14, 2016 - April 23, 2016Book Now
  • May 09, 2016 - June 18, 2016Book Now
  • July 04, 2016 - August 13, 2016Book Now
  • August 29, 2016 - October 08, 2016Book Now
  • October 24, 2016 - December 03, 2016Book Now

Booked Dates

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August 01, 2007 - October 28, 2007
University of South Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL
Morehouse Medical Library
Atlanta, GA
November 01, 2007 - January 28, 2008
University of Cincinatti
Cincinatti, OH
Meharry Medical Library
Nashville, TN
February 01, 2008 - April 28, 2008
Alameda County Medical Center
Oakland, CA
Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
May 01, 2008 - July 28, 2008
Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA
University of Buffalo - Health Sciences Library
Buffalo, NY
August 01, 2008 - October 28, 2008
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
University of Michigan - Health Sciences Library
Ann Arbor, MI
November 01, 2008 - January 28, 2009
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
Creighton University
Omaha, NE
February 01, 2009 - April 28, 2009
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
University of San Diego - Biomedical Library
San Diego, CA
May 01, 2009 - July 28, 2009
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
University of South Dakota
Vermillion, SD
August 01, 2009 - October 28, 2009
City College of New York - CUNY
New York, NY
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
November 01, 2009 - January 28, 2010
University of Pittsburgh - Medical Library
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Virginia - Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
February 01, 2010 - April 26, 2010
University of South Florida - Tampa
Tampa, FL
Howard University - Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
Washington, DC
April 29, 2010 - May 02, 2010
Society of Black Academic Surgeons - 20th Annual Meeting
Durham, NC
May 05, 2010 - July 28, 2010
Mercer Medical Library
Macon, GA
August 01, 2010 - October 28, 2010
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Library
New York, NY
Mercer University School of Medicine
Savannah, GA
November 01, 2010 - January 28, 2011
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
February 02, 2011 - April 03, 2011
Yale University
Hartford, CT
Carteret County Public Library
Beaufort, NC
April 11, 2011 - June 05, 2011
University of Maryland - Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
University of Vermont - Burlington
Burlington, VT
June 13, 2011 - August 07, 2011
Massachusetts General Hospital - Treadwell Library
Boston, MA
Summa Medical Library
Akron, OH
August 15, 2011 - October 09, 2011
Lincoln University - Inman E. Page Library
Jefferson City, MO
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX
October 17, 2011 - December 11, 2011
University of Oklahoma - Tulsa Library
Tulsa, OK
West Virginia University - Health Sciences Center
Charleston, WV
December 19, 2011 - February 03, 2012
Wellstar Health System
Atlanta, GA
Oakland University - William Beaumont School of Medicine Library
Rochester, MI
February 08, 2012 - April 08, 2012
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
Memphis Public Library - Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
Memphis, TN
April 16, 2012 - June 10, 2012
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
Charles Drew University
Los Angeles, CA
June 18, 2012 - August 12, 2012
Florida Hospital DeLand
DeLand, FL
August 20, 2012 - October 14, 2012
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
October 22, 2012 - December 09, 2012
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, TN
Jefferson County Public Library
Monticello, FL
December 17, 2012 - February 01, 2013
Temple University - Ginsburg Health Sciences Library
Philadelphia, PA
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis, TN
February 11, 2013 - March 23, 2013
University of Massachusetts
Boston, MA
Florida International University
Davie, FL
April 08, 2013 - May 18, 2013
Thomas Jefferson University - Scott Memorial Library
Philadelphia, PA
University of Louisville - Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Louisville, KY
June 03, 2013 - July 13, 2013
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY
Charlotte Area Health Education Center
Charlotte, NC
July 29, 2013 - September 07, 2013
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY
North Florida / South Georgia Veterans Health System
Gainesville, FL
September 23, 2013 - November 02, 2013
Connecticut State Medical Society - Annual House of Delegates Meeting
Southbury, CT
Marshall University - Edwards School of Medicine
Huntington, WV
November 18, 2013 - December 30, 2013
Pennsylvania State University - Hershey Medical Center - Harrell Health Sciences Library
Hershey, PA
The University of Texas - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
January 13, 2014 - March 01, 2014
Weill Cornell Medical Library - Samuel J. Wood Library
New York, NY
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center - Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library
Oklahoma City, OK
March 17, 2014 - April 26, 2014
Virginia Commonwealth University - Tompkins-McCaw Health Sciences Library
Richmond, VA
Columbia University Medical Center - A.C. Long Health Sciences Library
New York, NY
May 12, 2014 - June 21, 2014
Tom & O. E. Stigall Ethnic Library & History Museum
Humboldt, TN
Erie County Public Library
Erie, PA
July 07, 2014 - August 16, 2014
Methodist University Hospital
Memphis, TN
Not Available
September 01, 2014 - October 11, 2014
Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX
Youngstown State University - Melnick Medical Museum
Youngstown, OH
October 27, 2014 - December 06, 2014
University of California Riverside - Orbach Science Library
Riverside, CA
Albany Medical College - Schaffer Library of Health Sciences
Albany, NY
December 22, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Georgia Regents University - Greenblatt Library
Augusta, GA
Bridgeport Hospital/Yale New Haven Health - Reeves Health Sciences Library
Bridgeport, CT
February 16, 2015 - March 28, 2015
Samuel Merritt University
Oakland, CA
University of Texas - Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
April 13, 2015 - May 23, 2015
University of Colorado - Health Sciences Library
Aurora, CO
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Eskind Biomedical Library
Nashville, TN
June 08, 2015 - July 18, 2015
YMI Cultural Center
Asheville, NC
Griot Museum of Black History
St. Louis, MO
August 03, 2015 - September 12, 2015
Novant Health Library Services - Presbyterian Medical Center
Charlotte, NC
Griot Museum of Black History
St. Louis, MO
September 28, 2015 - November 07, 2015
Troy University
Troy, AL
Indiana University - Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Indianapolis, IN
November 23, 2015 - January 02, 2016
A. T. Still University of the Health Sciences
Kirksville, MO
Available
January 18, 2016 - February 27, 2016
University of Montana - Mansfield Library
Missoula, MT
Lincoln University, Inman E. Page Library
Jefferson City, MO
March 14, 2016 - April 23, 2016
University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Available
May 09, 2016 - June 18, 2016
AvailableAvailable
July 04, 2016 - August 13, 2016
AvailableAvailable
August 29, 2016 - October 08, 2016
Texas Woman's University - Blagg-Huey Library
Denton, TX
Available
October 24, 2016 - December 03, 2016
AvailableAvailable
 

Available Dates

Booked Dates

Copy 1
August 01, 2007 - September 26, 2007
University of Arakansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
October 01, 2007 - November 26, 2007
Henry Ford Hospital - Sladen Library
Detroit, MI
December 01, 2007 - January 28, 2008
Spectrum Health Sciences Library
Grand Rapids, MI
February 01, 2008 - March 28, 2008
Flint Public Library
Flint, MI
April 01, 2008 - May 27, 2008
Iowa City Public Library
Iowa City, IA
June 01, 2008 - July 28, 2008
University of Minnesota - Wangensteen Historical Library
Minneapolis, MN
August 01, 2008 - September 26, 2008
University of Washington - Health Sciences Library
Seattle, WA
October 01, 2008 - November 26, 2008
Northeastern Ohio University - Ocasek Medical Library
Rootstown, OH
December 01, 2008 - January 26, 2009
Ohio State University - Prior Health Sciences Library
Columbus, OH
February 01, 2009 - March 27, 2009
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA
April 01, 2009 - May 27, 2009
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
June 01, 2009 - July 27, 2009
Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC
August 01, 2009 - September 26, 2009
Our Lady of the Lake College
Baton Rouge, LA
October 01, 2009 - November 26, 2009
University of Toledo
Toledo, OH
December 01, 2009 - January 26, 2010
Kansas African American Museum
Wichita, KS
February 01, 2010 - March 29, 2010
Eherman Medical Library - NYU Medical Center
New York City, NY
April 01, 2010 - May 27, 2010
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
June 01, 2010 - July 27, 2010
Des Moines University
Des Moines, IA
August 01, 2010 - September 27, 2010
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI
October 01, 2010 - November 26, 2010
University of Alabama - Alabama Museum of Health Sciences
Birmingham, AL
December 01, 2010 - January 26, 2011
Harvard University - Countway Library
Boston, MA
February 01, 2011 - April 01, 2011
University of New Mexico- Health Sciences Library
Alburquerque, NM
April 11, 2011 - June 05, 2011
Arizona Health Sciences Library
Tucson, AZ
June 13, 2011 - August 07, 2011
American College of Surgeons
Chicago, IL
August 15, 2011 - September 30, 2011
Hofstra University School of Medicine
New Hyde Park, NY
October 10, 2011 - December 02, 2011
Chicago State University
Chicago, IL
December 12, 2011 - January 27, 2012
Robinson Memorial Hospital
Ravenna, OH
February 01, 2012 - March 30, 2012
Loma Linda University - Center for Health Disparities
Loma Linda, CA
April 09, 2012 - June 01, 2012
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
February 01, 2013 - March 01, 2013
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
July 28, 2013 - July 30, 2013
National Medical Association - 2013 Conference
Toronto, CANADA
January 27, 2014 - April 26, 2014
African American Performing Arts Center & Exhibition Hall
Alburquerque, NM
August 18, 2014 - September 06, 2014
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Oakland, CA
September 22, 2014 - November 01, 2014
Howard University - Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
Washington, DC
January 26, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Tidewater Community College
Virigina Beach, VA