On this day in 1952, Dr. Harold D. West is named President of Meharry Medical College
On this date in 1895, National Medical Association founded in Atlanta.
ON this date in 1953, Clarence S. Green becomes the first African-American certified in neurological surgery.
On this date in 2001, Robert Tools, the first recipient of the Abiocor artificial heart, dies of multiple organ failure after suffering a stroke... Continue →
On this date in 1866, John S. Rock, lawyer and dentist died on this day. He became the first Black to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1865.
On this date in 1892, medicine pioneer, Theodore Lawless, was born.
On this date in 1892, Physician, Dr. Miles V. Lynk, publishes the first Black medical journal.
ON this date in 1941, Pioneer of blood plasma research, Dr Charles Richard Drew, establishes a pioneer blood bank in New York City.