8 Women Who Kicked Ass And Made History As Doctors

Let's talk about some of the most influential women in medicine.

Today is International Women's Day, so it's a good time to talk about some of the amazing women in medicine throughout American history.

1. Elizabeth Blackwell

2. Susan La Flesche Picotte

3. M. Joycelyn Elders

4. Mary Steichen Calderone

5. Patricia E. Bath

6. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

7. Marilyn Hughes Gaston

8. Rebecca Lee Crumpler

For more information on women in medicine, visit the National Library of Medicine's Changing the Face of Medicine exhibit online.