Free Powerpoint Presentations

Women and Medicine
Page
2

DOWNLOAD

PREVIEW

WATCH ALL SLIDES

Slide 10

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell

Slide 11

As is often the case, it was one or two determined individuals who were prepared to force openings for themselves and then for others, one of these was Elizabeth Blackwell.

As is often the case, it was one or two determined individuals who were prepared to force openings for themselves and then for others, one of these was Elizabeth Blackwell.

Slide 12

Who was Elizabeth Blackwell?

Who was Elizabeth Blackwell?

Elizabeth Blackwell was an American teacher who taught herself basic science and then trained through private instruction at the Charleston Medical School in New York. She was awarded the M.D. degree in 1849 from Geneva Medical College in New York, and was the first woman to become a modern doctor.

Slide 13

Once qualified she still faced opposition and was barred from working at the New York City Hospitals, so in 1857 she set up her own practice, staffed entirely by women. The success of this practice proved that a woman could run an efficient medical service.

Once qualified she still faced opposition and was barred from working at the New York City Hospitals, so in 1857 she set up her own practice, staffed entirely by women. The success of this practice proved that a woman could run an efficient medical service.

Slide 14

Who was Elizabeth Blackwell?

Slide 15

Move to London

Move to London

In 1869 Blackwell moved to London to found the London School of Medicine for Women. Elizabeth Blackwell became a doctor through her own efforts and expertise. Despite the resistance of fellow male students and doctors, she graduated at the very top of her class.

Slide 16

Elizabeth Blackwell set a precedent for women doctors in the modern world. On a visit to England in 1859 she met Elizabeth Garrett who went on to become the first woman doctor in Britain and also a pioneer of women's medicine in Europe.

Elizabeth Blackwell set a precedent for women doctors in the modern world. On a visit to England in 1859 she met Elizabeth Garrett who went on to become the first woman doctor in Britain and also a pioneer of women's medicine in Europe.

Slide 17

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Slide 18

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917)

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, like her role model Elizabeth Blackwell, did much to encourage the acceptance of women into the male-dominated medical world.

Slide 19

Who was Elizabeth Garrett Anderson?

Who was Elizabeth Garrett Anderson?

In 1859, at the age of 24, Anderson met the American doctor, Elizabeth Blackwell. The meeting inspired her to train as a nurse. She trained privately and was accepted into the British Society of Apothecaries in 1865.

Slide 20

Society of Apothecaries

Society of Apothecaries

The acceptance of Anderson into the Society of Apothecaries established a precedent. Despite this though, the Society then changed its rules to stop other women becoming fellow members.

Go to page:
 1  2  3  4 

Contents

Last added presentations

© 2010-2020 powerpoint presentations