Black History Month: Honoring African American Physicians


Throughout Black History Month the Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine at Texas Christian University will highlight some of its students, faculty and staff who will share the importance of celebrating the month, the importance of representation. 

By Nicole L. Wright

Photo Credit: Burnett School of Medicine at TCU | Nicole L. Wright

Each year, Black History Month celebrates the contributions and influences of African Americans to the history, culture and achievements in the United States. Throughout Black History Month the Anne Burnett Marion School of Medicine at Texas Christian University will highlight some of its students, faculty and staff who will share the importance of celebrating the month, the importance of representation.

Amber Thurman, M.Ed., Learning Specialist, shares what Black History Month means to her and how important representation is:

Jeanine Williams, MS1, talks about what Black History Month means to her:

Rebecca Lee Crumpler, MD, 1831-1895

Charles Richard Drew, MD, 1904-1950

Check out some of the great stories from TCU Magazine and TCU Endeavors by checking out the Black History Month stories section.