THE JOURNEY: “The Nobility of Surgery: Dr. Edward E. Cornwell, III”


To be a physician is the most noble thing you can do and the most noble of those is a surgeon said Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall.  Born in Freedmen’s Hospital, the same building where this interview was recorded, today’s guest is a native Washingtonian, celebrated scholar and trauma surgeon.  His research focuses on unconscious race and social class bias in surgery.  On this episode of “The Journey,” Dr. Wayne Frederick chats with The LaSalle D. Leffall Jr., Professor & Chairman of Surgery at Howard University College of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief at Howard University Hospital, Dr. Edward E. Cornwell, III.

Air Date: November 10, 2019