Women in medicine 1


1. Why could women not be doctors in the 19th century? What reasons were given?

2. Where did Elizabeth Garrett Anderson train to be a doctor and why did she have to go there to do it?

3. What did she set up in 1872? Why was this important?

4. In your opinion, how important is Elizabeth Garrett Anderson in the history of medicine. Explain your answer.

5. If Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was alive today, what would you like to say to her?

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