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Black surgeons and surgery in America editor Don K. Nakayama ; principal contributors Peter J. Kernahan, Edward E. Cornwell

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Nakayama, Don K. 1952-  Search this
Cornwell, Edward E  Search this
Kernahan, Peter J. 1951-  Search this
Issuing body:
American College of Surgeons  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 320 pages illustrations (some color) 27 cm
United States
NMAF copy 39088020378907 gift of Don Nakayama.
Surgery under slavery. Pioneer black physicians from Colonial times to the Civil War / Peter J. Kernahan -- Canada, incubator of Black American surgeons / Shannon Prince, Catherine Slaney, Vivian C. McAlister, and Don K. Nakayama -- James McCune Smith: medical doctor, anti-slavery leader, and prominent intellectual / Petros C. Karakousis -- Alexander Thomas Augusta: surgeon to the Union Army, teacher, and human rights activist / Heather M. Butts and Don K. Nakayama -- Martin Robison Delaney, Harvard Medical student and black nationalist / Don K. Nakayama -- The unsung heroines of the successful repair of postpartum vaginal fistulas by J. Marion Sims / Don K. Nakayama -- Surgery under Jim Crow. Medical practice and Jim Crow / Peter J. Kernahan -- Black medical education and specialty training / Peter J. Kernahan -- The black hospital / Don K. Nakayama -- Daniel Hale Williams, MD, FACS: "a Moses in the profession" / Alisha J. Jefferson, Tamra S. McKenzie, and Don K. Nakayama -- Nathan F. Mossell, medicine's uncompromising champion of racial justice / Vidya Viswanathan -- Burrell Memorial Hospital: establishing surgical care for black Appalachians in the early 20th century / Tom X. Liu, Katherine L. Howe and Michael S. Nussbaum -- Matilda Arabella Evans, MD: resolute, resilient, resourceful / Cherisse Berry and Susan E. Pories -- "Surgical peculiarities of the American negro," by Rudolph Matas, MD, FACS (1896) / Don K. Nakayama -- Surgeons seeking justice. Hospital integration: rejection of "separate but equal" / Don K. Nakayama -- Hospital integration: Civil Rights Legislation of 1964 and 1965 / Don K. Nakayama -- The surgeon and the martyrs: Theodore Roosevelt Mason Howard, Emmett Till, and Medgar Evers / Don K. Nakayama -- Louis T. Wright and the Integration of American medicine / Don K. Nakayama -- Desegregation of medical schools in the South / Don K. Nakayama -- The Harlem assassination attempt on Martin Luther King, Jr. / Don K. Nakayama -- Surgery's leaders. Charles Richard Drew, MD, FACS: an extraordinary life / Saptarshi Biswas, Dannie Perdomo, and Don K. Nakayama -- LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS: the man and the mission / Edward E. Cornwell -- Claude Organ, Jr., MD, FACS: a mentor supreme / Edward E. Cornwell -- Asa G. Yancey, MD, FACS: a quiet giant in American surgery / John H. Stewart IV, Golda M. Kwayisi, and Edward E. Cornwell III -- L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, FACS: "There is no quality without access" / Don K. Nakayama -- Wayne A.I. Frederick, MD, MBA, FACS: president, Howard University / Don K. Nakayama -- W. Lynn Weaver, MD, FACS: the surgeon who only aspired to be half the man his father was / Don K. Nakayama -- Hughenna L. Gauntlett, MD, FACS: a trailblazer for black women in surgery / Andrea Hayes and Claude H. Organ, Jr. -- Surgeon scientists. Vivien Thomas: surgical researcher and innovator / Don K. Nakayama -- John C. Norman, Jr., MD, FACS: pioneer in heart-assist devices / Don K. Nakayama -- Samuel Kountz, MD, FACS: transplantation pioneer / Ering Chang, Kaylene Barrera, Lisa Dresner, Gainosuke Sugiyama, and Devon John -- Patricia Bath, MD: "eyesight is a human right" / Don K. Nakayama -- Andrea Hayes, MD, FACS: the world-class surgeon who couldn't get a fellowship position / Don K. Nakayama -- Surgical allies. Louis T. Wright, MD, FACS, and Henry W. Cave, MD, FACS: how they paved the way for fellowships for black surgeons / John S. O'Shea -- Ira Ferguson, Sr., MD, FACS, Asa Yancey, MD, FACS, and "the other Tuskegee Experiment" / Charles M. Ferguson and Don K. Nakayama -- Martin L. Dalton, MD, FACS, and W. Lynn Weaver, MD, FACS / Don K. Nakayama -- Current challenges. Affirmative action / Don K. Nakayama -- Levi Watkins, Jr., MD, FACS: champion for diversity in medicine / Don K. Nakayama -- The continuing challenge of health disparities / Don K. Nakayama -- Index
"Black Surgeons and Surgery in America presents the history of the issues that shape the current debate on racial disparities in surgical care. The story is as old as the country itself and involves every major issue of the country's racial past: slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow, and the civil rights movement. In each era, up to the present day, there are heroes that dedicated themselves--sometimes at the cost of their own lives--to the cause of racial equity in surgical care."--Publisher's web site
African American surgeons  Search this
Surgery--History  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Medicine--History  Search this
Surgeons  Search this
General Surgery--history  Search this
History of Medicine  Search this
Chirurgiens noirs américains  Search this
Chirurgie--Histoire  Search this
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Médecine--Histoire  Search this
African American  Search this
history of medicine  Search this
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