Celebrating National Black Women Physicians Day: from Dr. Rebecca Crumpler to Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

Dr. Crumpler, the first Black woman M.D. (left), and Dr. Nunez-Smith, chair of the first COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force

The first Black woman enrolled in medical school over 150 years ago, named Dr. Rebecca Crumpler. She is receiving renewed attention due to National Black Women Physicians Day, inaugurated on February 8, 2021. In addition, the first ever advisor to the president on health equity is in the current administration, named…