It Happened Here: Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell’s Trailblazing Work

Discover NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital’s Special Place in History.

Watch as Juan Mejia, Chief Operating Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, takes viewers on a tour of the artifacts and artwork honoring Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the country’s first female physician, who founded both a hospital for indigent women and children at what is now NYP Lower Manhattan Hospital and a medical school for women that ultimately became part of Weill Cornell Medicine.

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