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Women’s History Month Spotlight Pt. 5

Introducing... Aletta Jacobs, MD A formal education was hard to pursue for a woman growing up in the 19th century Netherlands. Aletta’s father was a country doctor, and while only…

Women’s History Month Spotlight Pt. 4

Oftentimes, the "first woman" in a field is seen as the first in an already-established field, but today we are spotlighting a woman who was not just a "first woman",…

Women’s History Month Spotlight Pt. 3

For today's Women's History Month Spotlight, we are highlighting an outstanding physician at the University of Virginia, Rebecca Dillingham MD/MPH Rebecca Dillingham earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard/Radcliffe College, traveling…

Women’s History Month Spotlight Pt. 2

Today, in a continuation of our Women's History Month Spotlight, we are highlighting a female physician who is out of this world: Astronaut, Mae Jemison MD Mae C. Jemison has…

Women’s History Month Spotlight

To celebrate women's history month, we here at UVA's Women in Medicine Network will be spending the month chronicling  and celebrating women in medicine -- both female physicians here and…