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The UK's FIRST female Doctor?! | Elizabeth Garrett Anderson | Maddie Moate

To celebrate International Women's Day I decided to find out more about the UK's first female doctor, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. Despite being a woman and facing a medical profession who believed she didn't belong there, Elizabeth became the first woman qualified to study medicine in the UK, she opened the first hospital where women could treat women AND she helped open the first school of medicine for young ladies so they could follow in her footsteps! ↠↠ Subscribe to my channel here! http://bit.ly/1kPjJZL

Video title inspired by Scholastic.

Photo credits:

Royal Free Archive Centre -
The London School of Medicine for Women (LSMW005)
Students observing an operation, c.1900 (RFH001)
Wiki Commons
- 2009-06-06 14:37 Melba1 479×600× (39911 bytes) Source: 'Life' Photo of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain.
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson. Photograph by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co. in February 1889[1] - http://www.notablebiographies.com/A-An/Anderson-Elizabeth-Garrett.html
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836–1917) (after John Singer Sargent), https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/elizabeth-garrett-anderson-18361917-123905

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