"I love the saying in one of my surgery textbooks: Amateurs practice until they get it right; professionals practice until they can't get it wrong." - from Pretty Little Butcher: Memoirs of a Female Thoracic Surgeon (on Wattpad) https://www.wattpad.com/story/32125199?utm_source=android&utm_medium=pinterest&utm_content=share_quote&wp_page=quote&wp_originator=QHl9HWdAOMAkKHdSqOYVveXJ759T%2Bu4lI057NnsectcqRn%2FawovrxUZSCSgKh4C6rmBg2RGYL16ExghK8lWc4b2v9DiPawiAxRFtdzFS8tuP7Sc2M45dPbWuwpJBsBil
One of the first black surgeons in America. He helped found Provident Hospital in Chicago in 1891 as an interracial institution where black doctors and nurses, denied access to white institutions, could receive medical training, and where members of Chicago's growing black community could receive care. In 1893, Williams achieved international fame by performing the world's first successful heart surgery at Provident.