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|Title:||Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin Square Dedication Ceremony|
Health and Human Services
||Mayor Walsh is joined by City Councilors Ayanna Pressley and Tito Jackson, as well as former Governor Deval Patrick, in honoring the great Dr. Kenneth C. Edelin's life and achievements with a square dedication in Downtown Boston.
Dr. Edelin was the first African-American to be Chief Resident of Obstetrics/Gynecology at Boston Medical Center. He was a relentless advocate for equal access to healthcare for all, particularly young women of color. He was a civil rights activist, a friend, a mentor, and a pioneer. The square in front of Boston Medical Center will serve to honor the great doctor's legacy. June 15th will also be Dr. Edelin day in the City of Boston.
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