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6 Groundbreaking Facts About Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s First Woman Physician

6 Groundbreaking Facts About Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s First Woman Physician

When she graduated from medical school in 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell earned more than an M.D. A dying friend first encouraged Elizabeth Blackwell to pursue medicine. After making medical history, Elizabeth Blackwell was honored with a special U.S. postage stamp. The only medical school to admit Elizabeth Blackwell did so as a joke. Elizabeth Blackwell never married.

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