Division of Infectious Diseases

I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar…In Infectious Diseases and More!

February 3 is National Women Physicians Day. This day was chosen to celebrate Women Physicians in honor of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell’s birthday. Dr. Blackwell was the first woman to matriculate at a US medical school, and her acceptance in 1847 was initially a joke. In those times, medicine was very much a man’s world, but the joke was on them because, after graduating in 1849,… Continue Reading