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SAC presents: Jocelyn E. Killmer

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A “Lady Doctor” for the 21st Century: Women in Delhi Medical Schools Feminist scholars, after uncovering many examples of bias against women in the practice of biomedicine, have predicted that increasing numbers of women doctors would eventually make medicine more women-friendly. In India, women practitioners have administered “women’s health care” since the inception of this category in the late 19th century, and women now account for fifty percent of all medical students in the country. Yet, despite women’s long participation as physicians in India, anthropologists and community health activists continue to report bias against the female patient. Killmer’s research explores how women studying to be doctors see their role within the institution of medicine and how these doctors-in-training respond to possible gender discrimination against themselves and their patients.

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.