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African American Medicine in Washington, D.C.: Healing the by Heather M. Butts JD MPH MA,Dr. Hugh Florenz Butts MD PDF

By Heather M. Butts JD MPH MA,Dr. Hugh Florenz Butts MD

The carrier of African americans in security of the Union throughout the Civil conflict required African American nurses, medical professionals and surgeons to heal these squaddies. within the nation's capital, those courageous healthcare employees created a scientific infrastructure for African americans by means of African americans. Preeminent healthcare professional Alexander T. Augusta fought discrimination, visited President Lincoln, testified earlier than Congress and aided the warfare attempt. Washington's Freedmen's clinic was once shaped to serve the District's becoming unfastened African American inhabitants, finally changing into the Howard college scientific middle. those physicians may shape the nationwide clinical organization, the biggest and oldest association representing African American medical professionals and sufferers. writer Heather M. Butts recounts the heroic lives and paintings of Washington's African American clinical group throughout the Civil War.

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