The first woman licensed to practice medicine in Canada faces prejudice in the classroom (1871).


for more on Jennie Trout (Kidd), see, for example, the Canadian Encyclopedia; Wikipedia; Federation of Medical Women of Canada: Our history

google doodle in honour of Jennie Trout’s 177th birthday

For more on women in medicine, see, for example: Wikipedia: “Women in Medicine; American Medical Association: Timeline of Women in Medicine; National Library of Medicine: who am I?: 12 Notable Women in Medical History; Huff Post: “50 Women who Shaped America’s Health”; Debrah A. Wirtzfeld, “The History of Women in Surgery”, Canadian Journal of Surgery (accessed through US National Library of Medicine/National Institutions of Health)


*oatcakes&snowdrops: Canadian women’s history, one minute, one moment @ a time . . .