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

Constant Wonder
  • Feb 22, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 37:49
Doctors Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell challenged the expectations of their male counterparts and founded an infirmary entirely staffed by women. Both sisters were visionary, but they 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"