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Emma Reynolds Circle

In 1892, Daniel Hale Williams provided a “Certificate of Character” for the admission of Emma Reynolds to Northwestern University Woman’s Medical School. Reynolds was a graduate of the Training School for Nurses at Provident Hospital and went on to become the first Black woman to be awarded an MD at Northwestern in 1895. In 2020, the Feinberg Admissions Office awarded several inaugural Emma Reynolds, MD, Scholarships to incoming female Black or African American students in the class of 2024.

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