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Author Sullivan, Louis Wade, 1933-

Title Breaking ground : my life in medicine / Dr. Louis W. Sullivan with David Chanoff ; foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young
Published Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2014]
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Contents Blakely, Georgia -- Morehouse College -- Medical student -- The kamikaze school of medicine -- Professor -- An offer -- Founding dean -- Morehouse School of Medicine -- President Bush calls -- Mr. Secretary -- Reforming health care -- Morehouse, a model black institution -- Missing persons -- Back to the future
Summary While Louis W. Sullivan was a student at Morehouse College, Morehouse president Benjamin Mays said something to the student body that stuck with him for the rest of his life. ""The tragedy of life is not failing to reach our goals, "" Mays said. ""It is not having goals to reach."". In Breaking Ground, Sullivan recounts his extraordinary life beginning with his childhood in Jim Crow south Georgia and continuing through his trailblazing endeavors training to become a physician in an almost entirely white environment in the Northeast, founding and then leading the Morehouse School of Medicine in
Notes Includes index
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Subject Sullivan, Louis Wade, 1933-
United States. Department of Health and Human Services -- Officials and employees.
Morehouse School of Medicine.
African American physicians -- Biography.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Chanoff, David.
ISBN 0820346934 (electronic bk)
9780820346939 (electronic bk)
Other Titles My life in medicine