For Your Profession
One of Canada’s first women surgeons, Jennie Smillie Robertson, MD, is profiled.
Matilda Evans, MD—the first African-American woman surgeon licensed to practice medicine in South Carolina—is the focus of this month’s column.
The accomplishments of the five women in the inaugural class of the ACS are described.
This month’s column describes the career pathway that led a general surgeon from the New York State Tri-City Area to rural Oregon.
More in this category
- Dr. Mary Edwards Walker: War surgeon, suffragette, and pioneer in women’s rights
- John Gabbert Bowman, first Executive Director of the ACS
- Rural surgery call coverage: Innovative locoregional solutions can fill the gap
- The book that established plastic surgery in the U.S.
- What medical students need to know about training for a career in rural surgery
- J.M.T. Finney, MD, FACS, and AEF Base Hospital No. 18 in WWI
- Critical access hospitals continue to provide vital services to rural patients
- The U.S. medical response to gas warfare in World War I
- The College, surgeons, and the Great War
- The rescue of Miss Inez Stone
- The Great War and the evolution of plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Shortage of rural surgeons: How bad is it?
- Guy de Chauliac and “What the Surgeon Ought to Be”
- Small hospital closures mean loss of access to care
- The assassination of President James Garfield: Could he have survived?