Archives for Women in Medicine

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Selected items from manuscript collections processed under the auspices of the Archives for Women in Medicine initiative.

Items in the Archives for Women in Medicine Collection

First class of women admitted to Harvard Medical School, 1945
Photograph of the first class of women admitted to Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1945.

Front row: Ladislas Dolores Wojcik; Doris Ruth Rubin; Ellen Ann Schwartz; Martha Joan Kern Caires; and Marjorie Jane Kirk.
Second row: JoAnn…

Raquel E. Cohen's Letter of Acceptance to Harvard Medical School
Raquel E. Cohen's Letter of Acceptance to Harvard Medical School, dated February 16, 1945. Cohen was a member of Harvard Medical School's first coeducational class.

Raquel E. Cohen's Certificate of Matriculation to Harvard Medical School
Raquel E. Cohen's Certificate of Matriculation to Harvard Medical School, dated February 23 1945. Cohen was a member of Harvard Medical School's first coeducational class.

Alice Hamilton
Alice Hamilton was the first woman appointed to the faculty at Harvard University, and founder of occupational medicine. M.D. University of Michigan, 1893. Studied pathology and bacteriology at the Universities of Leipzig and Munich, Germany,…

Joint Committee on the Status of Women wins Sharon P. Clayborne Staff Award, 2012
In 2012, the Joint Committee on the Status of Women was awarded the Sharon P. Clayborne Staff Diversity Award. Pictured are JCSW 2011-2012 Staff Co-Chair, Aun Em and 2010-2011 Staff Co-Chair, Darla White with Dean Jeffrey S. Flier after receiving…

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