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About Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell was an American medical practitioner who laid the foundation for women doctors in the United States. She’s also known as the first lady to serve on the General Medical Council.
Blackwell also goes into the history books as the first female to acquire a degree in medicine in the United States. She was the founder of the New York Infirmary for Women and Children.
- Samuel Blackwell
- Hannah Blackwell
- Emily Blackwell
- Samuel Charles Blackwell
- Sarah Ellen Blackwell
- Henry Browne Blackwell
She was trained at Geneva Medical College.
She became a member of the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1973.
The educational organization called American Medical Women's Association named an award after her in 1949 to honor female physicians.
She was accepted into medical school after the male students voted for her inclusion.
She provided lots of medical supports during the American civil war.
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Famous quotes by Elizabeth Blackwell
A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.Elizabeth Blackwell
I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum, and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart.Elizabeth Blackwell
The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell's Popularity
Elizabeth Blackwell was a famous American doctor, abolitionist and women's rights activist, who was born on February 3, 1821. As a person born on this date, Elizabeth Blackwell is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (February 3) and the 6th most popular for the year (1821).
People born on February 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Elizabeth Blackwell is the 808th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Elizabeth Blackwell's birthday, Elizabeth Blackwell is the 7817th most famous American and ranks 11th in famous people born in Bristol, England, UK.
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