Events / “The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips” Film Screening and Discussion

“The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips” Film Screening and Discussion

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
St. Louis Children's Hospital, 3rd Floor auditorium, #1 Children's Place, St. Louis, MO 63110
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From 1937 to its closing in 1979, Homer G. Phillips Hospital served as the premier institution for Black doctors and nurses throughout the country. The Color of Medicine chronicles the rise and fall of this iconic St. Louis institution.The film features Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr., a 2nd generation physician and alumnus from Homer G. Phillips Hospital , who shares his personal story at “The G,” and his father’s, Dr. Earle Robinson, Sr., who was one of the first 27 black graduates of this ground-breaking facility.

Featured panelists will include physicians who practiced at Homer G. Phillips Hospital.  Refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics, Office of Faculty Development and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Please register by May 6, 2019 with the short form below.

Please send questions to Janet Braun at janetbraun@wustl.edu.

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