Elizabeth Blackwell: The First Female Doctor in the US

How Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor in the U.S. (via PBS News Hour)

By: Dr. Howard Markel The pathway to medical careers for countless women in the United States became a little easier on Jan. 23, 1849, when Elizabeth Blackwell ascended a stage in New York and became the nation’s first female doctor. Photo by Pali Rao…

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