H.Con.Res.403 - Recognizing the important contributions of African-American doctors on the event of the apology of the American Medical Association to the National Medical Association, an association of African-American doctors, for over a century of racial prejudices and wrongdoings, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] (Introduced 07/31/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.403 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2008)
Recognizes: (1) the important contributions of African-American doctors on the event of the apology of American Medical Association (AMA) to the National Medical Association (NMA) for over a century of racial prejudices and wrongdoings; (2) the efforts of Dr. W. Montague Cobb, former president of the NMA, to break down the racial prejudices at the AMA that led to its full integration; and (3) Shaw University's Leonard Medical School and other historically black colleges and universities for their role in training African-American doctors.
Encourages more African-Americans to work in medicine and become doctors, nurses, and researchers.