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MEDICAL PIONEERS: Dr. George Cleveland Hall


BLACK HISTORY: MEDICAL PIONEERS

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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