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Elizabeth Blackwell

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A blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the woman physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness, leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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Our school education ignores, in a thousand ways, the rules of healthy development.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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I must have something to engross my thoughts, some object in life which will fill this vacuum, and prevent this sad wearing away of the heart.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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If society will not admit of woman's free development, then society must be remodeled.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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It is not easy to be a pioneer - but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.

— Elizabeth Blackwell

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1892 Why Hygienic Congresses Fail
1895 Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women - Autobiographical Sketches (Longmans reprinted New York: Schocken Books 1977)
1898 Scientific Method in Biology
1902 Essays in Medical Sociology 2 vols (Ernest Bell)

Two institutions honour Elizabeth Blackwell as an alumna:
Hobart and William Smith Colleges the current name of Geneva College the founding institution of Geneva Medical College
State University of New York (SUNY) at Syracuse which acquired Geneva Medical College in 1950 and renamed it "State University of New York Upstate Medical University" in 1999. Barry was in love with Sachs and was mildly jealous of Blackwell.

Elizabeth Blackwell (3 February 1821 – 31 May 1910) was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.

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