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Medical Museum Science Café

African American Doctors of World War I

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When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6-7pm

National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910


In World War I, 104 African American doctors joined the U.S. Army to care for the 40,000 men of the 92nd and 93rd Divisions, the Army's only black combat units. Join W. Douglas Fisher and Joann H. Buckley as they introduce several of these individuals and discuss their early years, education and war experiences, as well as their careers in the black communities of early 20th century America.


FREE! Open to the public. No RSVP required.


Call (301) 319-3303 or email USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil

Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (301) 319-3303 or by email to: USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil.