Williams Daniel Hale
Wil·liams(wĭl′yəmz), Daniel Hale 1856-1931.
American physician who in 1891 founded Provident Hospital in Chicago, the first hospital in the US with an interracial medical staff. In 1893, Williams performed one of the first recorded successful heart surgeries.
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