Celebrating America's Women Physicians

Discover the many ways that women have influenced and enhanced the practice of medicine. The individuals featured here provide an intriguing glimpse of the broader community of women doctors who are making a difference. The National Library of Medicine is pleased to present this exhibition honoring the lives and accomplishments of these women in the hope of inspiring a new generation of medical pioneers.

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Perform your own customized database search to learn about the woman physicians featured in this exhibition. Learn about their sources of inspiration, the challenges they faced, and their accomplishments.

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