Medicine: Negro Fellow

There are almost 4,000 Negro doctors in the U. S. About 1,500 of them belong to the "Race's" National Medical Association, and a somewhat lesser number to the all-inclusive American Medical Association. But not one of them belongs to the exclusive American College of Physicians or, until last week, to the equally exclusive, but more progressive, American College of Surgeons. By his election to fellowship Dr. Louis Tompkins Wright of Manhattan's Harlem becomes the nation's No. 1 Negro Surgeon.

Dr. Wright's distinction as a surgeon lies in his handling of fractured skulls, of which...

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