Dr. E. Mae McCarroll


Dr. E Mae McCarroll was the first American American physician at Newark City Hospital in 1946. She said she was “pleased to represent the beginning of greater opportunities for Negro physicians in our city.” 44 years of practice in Newark. Graduate of the Women’s College of Medicine, Philadelphia. Physician for the City of Newark from 1934. Received MS in public health from Columbia 1939. First female doctor on the cover of NMA Journal in Jul 1963.

Photo from Newark Public Library.


NJ Women’s Project, Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women

CHAMP Resources

Knowing Newark column

M-02 McCarroll, Dr. Mae, Newark News Morgue, Newark Public Library

Women’s Project of NJ Records

Material digitized by Newark Library

E. Mae McCarroll M.D.” Journal of the American Medical Society, 1984, pg. 776

NMA Journal, Jul 63