Medicine: Black in White

Nearly 1,000 Negro physicians, surgeons and dentists assembled last week in Philadelphia for the 42nd annual convention of the National Medical Association. As a symbol of interracial fraternity, Dr. Peter Marshall Murray, 46, gynecologist of New York City's Harlem Hospital, removed a multiple fibroid tumor from a patient in Philadelphia General Hospital, first piece of surgery ever performed by a Negro practitioner in that white hospital's long history.


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