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View the National Library of Medicine (NLM) produced Rise, Serve, Lead! America’s Women Physicians in the Orbach Library until Friday, Febraury 16.


The traveling banner exhibition and companion website highlight the lives and achievements of women physicians in the U.S. who have made a difference through their medical practice and research, work as activists, service as administrators, and mentorship to the next generation of doctors. 


The companion website showcases the biographies of more than 300 women doctors who have made their mark on the profession. The online exhibition also includes an education component with a K-12 lesson plan about first woman doctor Elisabeth Blackwell, and a digital gallery that features a curated selection of fully digitized items from the historical collections of the NLM, which are also available in their entirety in NLM Digital Collections.

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