FIRST FEMALE DOCTOR Elizabeth Blackwell was rejected by medical schools but was finally accepted by Geneva Medical College in NY. She graduated on January 1849 to become the first female doctor in history.
The first American woman to go to medical school was admitted as a joke. When Elizabeth Blackwell applied to Geneva Medical School in the students thought it was a prank- so all 150 of them voted her in. She graduated in 2 years, co-established.