On Exhibit – Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons


Courtesy Sharon M. Henry MD and Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems

Opening Doors tells the stories of four pioneering African American surgeons and educators who exemplify excellence in their fields and believe in continuing the journey of excellence through the education and mentoring younger physicians and surgeons.

Where: Scott Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Exhibit Area
When: April 8 – May 19, 2013

Through contemporary and historical images, the exhibition takes the visitor on a journey through the lives and achievements of these academic surgeons, and provides a glimpse into the stories of those that came before them and those that continue the tradition today.

The exhibition is a collaborative effort between the National Library of Medicine and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in Baltimore.

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