Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions. This month we want to expand our coverage of women in medicine.
Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library!
Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia by Laura Windsor
Sympathy and Science: Women Physicians in American Medicine by Regina Markell Morantz-Sanchez
A History of Women in Medicine: From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century by Kate Campbell Hurd-Mead
Virginia Apgar: Innovative Female Physician and Inventor of the Apgar Score (Women Hall of Famers in Mathematics and Science) by Melanie Ann Apel
Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine: Four Centuries of Achievement by Smeltzer, Ronald K., Robert J. Ruben, and Paulette Rose
Ellen Swallow: The Woman Who Founded Ecology by Robert Clarke
Edith Pechey-Phipson, M.D.;: The story of England’s foremost pioneering woman doctor: by Edythe Lutzker
Pioneer Work In Opening The Medical Profession To Women by Elizabeth Blackwell
Elizabeth Blackwell: Doctor and Advocate for Women in Medicine (Heroes of the Women’s Suffrage Movement) by Lisa A. Crayton
Joycelyn Elders, M.D. : From Sharecropper’s Daughter to Surgeon General of the United States of America by Joycelyn Elders
Mary Eliza Mahoney and the Legacy of African-American Nurses (Women in Medicine) by Susan Muaddi Darraj
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: 1836-1917 (Cambridge Library Collection – History of Medicine) by Louisa Garrett Anderson
Life And Letters Of Mary Putnam Jacobi by Mary Putnam Jacobi
A History of Women in Medicine: Cunning Women, Physicians, Witches by Sinead Spearing
Magnificent Minds: 16 Pioneering Women in Science and Medicine by Pendred Noyce
Florence Nightingale: A Life Inspired by Lynn M Hamilton
Florence Nightingale’s Theology: Essays, Letters and Journal Notes: Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, Volume 3
Clara Barton: Founder of the American Red Cross (Signature Lives: Civil War Era) by Barbara Somervill
Rosalyn Yalow: Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine by Eugene Straus
DO YOU HAVE THESE BOOKS?
WOULD YOU LIKE AMAZON TO SEND THEM TO US?
Mail book donations to:
c/o Nickel Plate Arts
107 S. 8th Street
Noblesville, IN 46060