episode 4. Anarcha, Betsey and Lucy: Remember Their Names

Human experimentation has had a long, dark history in the practice of medicine, with people of color being the subjects far too often. This week, we discuss the lives of Anarcha, Betsey and Lucy, three of the ten enslaved Black women subjected to the gynecological experiments of Dr. J. Marion Sims, an Antebellum physician. LearnContinue reading “episode 4. Anarcha, Betsey and Lucy: Remember Their Names”

episode 3. Freudian ideas of women: The Riddle

If you have ever taken an introduction to psychology class or read an obscure psych article on a blog, you may have heard of Sigmund Freud. Freud is known as the Father of Psychology. His various theories have impacted society throughout the past century and his theories and ideas about women are no different. InContinue reading “episode 3. Freudian ideas of women: The Riddle”

episode 2. Elizabeth Blackwell: Wait, THAT woman is a doctor?

Do YOU know how the first woman got into med school? Was it because of her brains? Looks? Luck? You can find out in our first biography episode, a deep dive into the life and times of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female to graduate from medical school in the United States. But this biography doesn’tContinue reading “episode 2. Elizabeth Blackwell: Wait, THAT woman is a doctor?”