Main Theme Of This Day
The main theme of this day is to celebrate the 157th birthday of the 1st English woman that enters the world of Medicine after completing her studies at the age of 30 years.
Who breaks the barriers to becoming 1st British Doctor?
Louisa Aldrich-Blake was the 1st woman to break the barriers to becoming the British 1st woman doctor in the 19th century. He cured the soldiers that were injured during the 1st world war.
On which date her birthday is celebrated?
Lousia Aldrich-Blake was born on 15 August 1865 in Chingford, Essex. She was the 1st woman doctor from the British after completing her studies at the age of 30 years.
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Who won the gold medal during her 1st time in LSM?
Lousia Aldrich-Blake won the gold medal for surgery during her 1st time in the LSM. In 1894, she was also completing her graduation in Doctor of Medicine with 1st class honors.
Who was the 1st woman to be awarded the masters in surgery?
In 1895, she became only the first woman in the British that was awarded a master’s in surgery. She was also the brave doctor that curried the injured soldiers during the 1st world war.
In which year did she become the senior surgeon in Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital?
Lousia Aldrich-Blake became the senior surgeon in the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital from 1910 until her death in 1925 and she also worked in Royal Free Hospital in 1895.
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Who was appointed as the Dean of the Royal Free Hospital?
Dr. Aldrich-Blake was appointed as the Dean of the Royal Free Hospital in the year 1914. She was also very much thankful for her encouragement of women joining medicine.
In which year did she write in the newspaper about rectal cancer?
In 1903, she wrote a seminal paper and she tells in detail about rectal cancer that was also published in the British Journal.
During which war that she referred to as “Madame General”?
She was referred to as the “Madame Generale as she spent her holidays working in the Anglo-French red cross in Hospital near Paris during world war 1. That was unusual for a woman to work in a military hospital.
In which year did she become the Vice-Dean of the London School of Medicine?
She became the vice-Dean of the London School of Medicine for the woman in 1906 and after this, in 1914 she became the Dean of this school. She became a role model for any woman in this field.
In which year was she named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire?
The year of her death in 1925, she was named as dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire on the New Year’s Honours List.
Is this day is a public holiday in England?
No, this day is not a public holiday for the people of the U.K. the people of England do pray and go to church for the mercy of their 1st lady doctor from their country. they also put flowers and burn candles on the grave of their 1st lady doctor from their country.