How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women and Women to Medicine
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 883 , Segment 1
Episode: First Female Doctor Accepted to Med School As a Joke
- Feb 22, 2021 8:00 pm
- 37:49 mins
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"