Mildred Fay Jefferson (1926- 2010) was the first black woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School. She rode in a horse-drawn buggy with the local doctor as a child in Carthage TX, graduated from Texas University at age 16, then earned her MS from Tufts University. She was the first female to be a surgical intern at Boston City Hospital, on the staff of Boston Univ Med Center and member of Boston Surgical Society. She was also a Republican.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is seen during her visit to Peterborough City Hospital during an official visit to Peterborough on November 28, 2012 in Peterborough, England. . so pretty.♡ . #katemiddleton #duchessofcambridge