Medicine: Women Doctors

Manhattanites were made conscious last week that women doctors have been operating a hospital in the community for 79 years. The New York Infirmary for Women & Children has never had a man on its staff, although male specialists come in for consultations.

The event which made news last week was the opening of a cancer clinic attached to the Infirmary. Dr. James Ewing, dean of cancer specialists, was there. Mrs Frank Arthur Vanderlip attended in black & red as Infirmary president. The memory of the late Chauncey Mitchell Depew, oratorical plutocrat, hovered...

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