Mary Putnam Jacobi
I trust your week is going well and that you are refreshed and focused on your work and life. Today’s featured person in history did many things in her lifetime. She was a writer and physician. She worked hard for higher standards in the medical field.
Mary Putnam Jacobi was a prominent physician, author, scientist, researcher, activist, and medical educator. An American, Jacobi was the first female graduate of the Ecole de Médecine in Paris and, as a physician, the first woman to be admitted to the New York Academy of Medicine. Throughout her career, Jacobi remained a staunch advocate for the rights and medical education and training of women. Click here to read more.