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MEDICAL PIONEERS: Dr. George Cleveland Hall


Dr. George Cleveland Hall (1864-1930)

• Pioneer in surgery and Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board at Provident Hospital; Appointed Chief of Staff at Hospital in 1926

• Leading African American physician in Chicago, 1900-1930 Instrumental in the establishment of infirmaries throughout the south

• Organized the first postgraduate course at Provident Hospital

• Founded Cook County Physicians' Association of Chicago

• Vice President of National Urban League and instrumental in getting it started in Chicago

• Active member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

• Helped to find interest in financial support of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History

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