A Principled Man

Nathan Mossell M1882 overcame great odds to become the first African-American graduate of Penn’s School of Medicine. He went on to found Philadelphia’s first black hospital—an achievement he never really wanted.

Old Penn and After

Every so often, for one reason or another, I have occasion to look through old issues of the Gazette and its predecessor, Old Penn. I’m always fascinated, for reasons both contradictory and complementary.

Help Where Needed

From the archives: University medical team dispatched to the Beni-Messous Hospital in Algiers to provide care in the wake of Algeria’s War of Independence.