Manage episode 282711140 series 2786858
Emily talks to biographer Janice Nimura about her new book, The Doctors Blackwell: How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women—and Women to Medicine, which examines the complicated and exceptional lives of Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell, the first and third female physicians in the United States, two women who profoundly influenced the medical profession.
Janice Nimura is the winner of a 2017 Public Scholar award from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the author of Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back, a New York Times Notable Book.
Hosted by Emily Silverman.
Produced by Emily Silverman and Adelaide Papazoglou.
Original Theme by Yosef Munro. Other music by Blue Dot Sessions.