Elizabeth Blackwell

Title

Elizabeth Blackwell

Subject

Medicine

Description

First woman to graduate from medical school in the US

Creator

Amy French

Source

Image: Wiki Commons

Birth Date

1821

Birthplace

Bristol, United Kingdom

Death Date

1910

Occupation

Physician

Biographical Text

Blackwell was the leading health activist of her generation and the first woman to graduate from medical school in the US. In the 1853, she opened a clinic that was known as the New York Dispensary for Poor Women and Children. In the late 1860s, she opened a medical school for women. She had private practices in New York City and in London.

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Date Added
June 9, 2014
Collection
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
Item Type
Person
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Citation
Amy French, “Elizabeth Blackwell,” Women Who Dared, accessed September 20, 2018, https://womenwhodared.omeka.net/items/show/19.