"BLACK PAST PHOTO OF THE DAY: Born in 1856 in Ontario, Canada, but raised just across the border in Lockport, NY, Nathan Francis Mossell went on to become the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. Due to prejudice in hospitals, this great-grandson of slaves had to travel all the way to London, England, just to intern after med school. Ten years later, in 1895, Mossell founded the 2nd African American hospital in the U.S. - the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia. Learn more about Nathan Mossell on BlackPast.org (link: http://bit.ly/14bWNvu)"
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