Elizabeth Blackwell
Updated: 6/17/2020
Elizabeth Blackwell
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  • I wish my physician had been a woman
  • Maybe I should become a doctor...
  • Geneva Medical School
  • You can study with us
  • She'll never make it
  • Will you help me become a physician?
  • I am going to apply to all the schools in New York and Philadelphia and then 12 more
  • Let's vote yes as a joke
  • The will never accept a woman
  • The faculty says the all-male student body will vote on my acceptance
  • I graduated as the first woman to earn the M.D. degree!
  • New York Infirmary for women and children 1857
  • I opened this infirmary with my sister! It will also become an educational facility
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