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How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine

Constant Wonder
  • Feb 22, 2021
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Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell were among the first women to receive a medical education in the United States. They challenged the expectations of their male counterparts, and founded an infirmary entirely staffed by women. Both sisters were visionary, but their views often collided with the women’s rights movements at the time, and even, with each other. Guest: Janice Nimura, author of "The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine" Show More...