Books to celebrate Women in Medicine Month

September is the 25th Women in Medicine Month. The library has many books about the history of women in medicine, both about specific women and in general. Come to the library to check out these featured books:

letters from stellaBiography and Memoir:

Baby Doctor: A Pediatrician’s Training by Perri Klass

Letters from Stella by Betty Wood Oglesbee

Martha May Eliot, MD by Helen M. Wallace

melMel: A Biography of Dr. Mary Ellen Avery by Bojan Hamlin Jennings

A Midwife’s Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on her Diary, 1785-1812 by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Notes on Nightingale: The Influence and Legacy of a Nursing Icon edited by Sioban Nelson and Anne Marie Rafferty


Two Centuries, Two Countries, Two Husbands by Luisa Stigol

History and Culture:

The Changing Face of Medicine: Women Doctors and the Evolution of Health Care in America by Ann K. Boulis, Jerry A. Jacobs

changing faceRestoring the Balance: Women Physicians and the Profession of Medicine, 1850-1995 by Ellen Singer More

Sex Differences in Academic Advancement: Results of a National Study of Pediatricians [Medical Grand Rounds video] by Jane Schaller

Sympathy and Science: Women Physicians in American Medicine by Regina Markell Morantz-Sanchez

women physiciansThis Side of Doctoring: Reflections from Women in Medicine by Eliza Lo Chin

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Woman Healers by Barbara Ehrenreich

Women Physicians and the Cultures of Medicine edited by Ellen S. More, Elizabeth Fee, and Manon Parry

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