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Daniel Hale Williams

Williams, Daniel Hale (1856–1931), African-American surgeon and pioneer in the field of heart surgery. In 1893 he repaired a tear in the pericardium of a patient who then lived for more than 20 years. He founded the first interracial hospital and training school for black nurses and interns, Provident Hospital in Chicago.

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