Celebrating America's Women Physicians

Changing the face of Medicine
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The National Library of Medicine celebrates the achievements of women physicians. Between 2003 and 2013, people from across the country created this archive of stories about women physicians who had influenced their lives. Please read some of the stories that acknowledge the accomplishments of women who have changed the face of medicine.


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She was my doctor when...

Stories about memorable medical care provided by a woman physician.
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She inspires me

Stories about women physicians you admire.
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A doctor in the family

Stories about growing up with a mother who was a doctor, marrying or partnering with a doctor, or watching a daughter or sister become a doctor.
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She made a difference in my community

Stories about the contributions of women physicians.
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