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Making a difference in health care: 10 stories about women in medicine

By The DO


The third annual day of recognition on Feb. 3 was founded by emergency medicine physician Hala Sabry, DO, in 2016.  It commemorates the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman to obtain a medical degree. To celebrate the struggles women have overcome in medicine and the journey forward, The DO rounded up 10 of our favorite stories about women in medicine.