Women pioneers: the early doctors

MANCHESTER –  Dr. Margaret Brisco will speak at the Manchester branch about her book, “The Way It Was: Memories of a Woman Doctor,” 2 p.m. Thursday May 15.  

Dr. Brisco was one of the first women to intern and complete a residency at Martland Medical Center in Newark. She will discuss the challenges faced by female physicians during the late 1950s and 1960s and their fight for equality within the medical profession. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

This program is free and open to adults, but registration is required. Register by telephoning 732-657-7600 or online at http://www.theoceancountylibrary.org.

 

The Manchester Branch of the Ocean County Library is located at 21 Colonial Drive in Manchester Township.

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