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Nancy Abu-Bonsrah | Johns Hopkins’ First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident

The most important day for fourth year medical students is the third Friday in March, when they find out where they have been accepted for their residency program. It’s called Match Day. For medical student Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, it also became … Continue reading

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African American History | Dr. Vivien Thomas

Wiki :  Vivien Theodore Thomas (August 29, 1910 – November 26, 1985) was an African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. He was an assistant to surgeon Alfred Blalock in Blalock’s experimental … Continue reading

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