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John Hopkins Accepts First Black Female Neurosurgeon and She Has Big Plans

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, a graduating neurosurgery medical student, waited on March 17 — known as "Match Day," or the day that medical students find out which hospital they will be completing their residencies at — to receive her white envelope. Read More »

Here's What You Didn't Know About the UK's First Female Doctor

Born Margaret Ann Bulkley in the 1790s, the United Kingdom's first female doctor did not make history using the name she was given at birth. Instead, she came to be known as Dr. Read More »

Women Take to Twitter to Show #WhatADoctorLooksLike After Delta Flight Discrimination

Since last week, the Internet has been buzzing about Tamika Cross's Facebook testimony about a discriminatory incident aboard a Delta flight from Detroit. Read More »